The German Institute for International Educational Research (DIPF) is a central institution in the field of educational research and educational information. DIPF supports scientists, policy-makers and practitioners by conducting fundamental research, providing information services and innovative applications.
Research topics span individual, institutional and systemic aspects of education, they are complemented by studies on the history of education and computer science approaches to education. Worldwide, DIPF is engaged in projects and co-operations with universities and research institutions as well as scientific infrastructure institutions.
Owing to its librarian, archival and information science services, DIPF is a central access point regarding the documentation of all topics that are relevant to education.