Welcome to the TwinLife study

A genetically informative, longitudinal study about the development of social inequality

Here you will find news about the TwinLife project.
A summary of the project status is also available in current newsletter.
Detailed documentation of the dataset can be found in the menu item data.


09/04/2019 - 12:18

Information on how to obtain the data are summarized in this flyer.

15/03/2018 - 20:32

Pre-conference data workshop on the 18th of July 2018, 11:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., @DIW Berlin, in advance of the 13th International German Socio-Economic Panel User Conference (SOEP2018).

22/03/2017 - 10:32

Information on how to obtain the data are summarized in this flyer.

26/07/2016 - 10:53

New media on "genes and social influences" are availible to you. Click here.

22/03/2016 - 08:49

Course on June 21, 2016 at the German Institute of Economic Research, Berlin

18/11/2015 - 18:20

Click here to view all information (household survey, telephone interviews & first data)

14/01/2015 - 15:42
In the German journal "Pädiatrische Praxis" a new article with the title "Entwicklung bei Zwillingen. Worauf ist in der Erziehung und Bildung besonders zu achten?" has been released.
21/10/2014 - 16:46

Our project has started in September 2014. Since then, interviewers have started to visit German twin families.

09/10/2014 - 13:56

In January 2014 the TwinLife team hosted their first Scientific Advisory Board Meeting in Eltville/Rhine with local and international scientists from various disciplines.