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  • Dossier: 30 Years Fall of the Wall
    An overview of issues connected with German reunification being researched at the MPIDR and a list of contacts for journalists.
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    Regular news updates about the Institute and its research. Updates can be ordered by RSS.
  • Newsletter: „Demografische Forschung aus Erster Hand“
    German-language quarterly featuring popular science articles on the latest demographic research papers by authors of the MPIDR, the Vienna Institute of Demography, Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital, and the Rostock Centre for the Study of the Demographic Change. Download single issues from the complete archive, or subscribe at
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The Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research (MPIDR) in Rostock is one of the leading demographic research centers in the world. It's part of the Max Planck Society, the internationally renowned German research society.