Editor in Chief

  • Stefan C. Wolter, University of Bern, Switzerland

Society affiliations

Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training is an initiative of the Swiss State Secretariat for Education, Research and Innovation (SERI), in collaboration with the German Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BiBB). The publication costs for Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training are covered by Staatssekretariat für Bildung, Forschung und Innovation (SBFI), Bern, Switzerland, so authors do not need to pay an article-processing charge.


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Aims & scope


Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training is a new academic journal in the field of Vocational Education and Training (VET). Empirical Research in Vocational Education and Training publishes empirical work in all fields of VET from basic VET to continuous or adult learning. The journal covers a broad range of topics in the VET field from all relevant scientific disciplines. The journal therefore has an international pluridisciplinary editorial board and also an advisory board with leading international academics in the fields of pedagogy, psychology, sociology and economics.

2009-2012 Articles

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ISSN: 1877-6345