Path to University Still Lined by Many Obstacles
Children whose parents didn't study are less likely to find their way into universites. Educational biographies in Germany are still strongly affected by social background. In this video, higher education researcher Claudia Finger relates how simple yet effective methods, such as workshops, are able to counter such imbalances.
The clip, produced by Vladimir Bondarenko and WZB press officer Gabriele Kammerer, is the first in a series introducing WZB-researchers and their work. Our mobile studio visited sites relevant to the respective research. "My Research in Context" - short films depicting academic work as it relates to society.