Preliminary findings of the German Emigrants Overseas Online Survey – What did we learn about the Germans we reached through social networking sites?

In another GESIS blog post, Steffen Pötzschke and Bernd Weiß have provide some information on their recent survey that used Facebook and Instagram to reach Germans abroad. In this text we present preliminary findings on the characteristics of the participants and see how they fared during the COVID-19 pandemic. In

Contacts between Natives and Migrants in Germany: Perceptions of the Native Population since 1980 and an Examination of the Contact Hypotheses

For decades, migration to Germany has led to an increasing share of Germans with migration background. Since 2015, Germany has experienced a substantial increase in immigration, particularly from those seeking refuge and asylum from war, economic and environmental catastrophes, etc. With these developments, one can assume an increase in interaction