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Vocational Training in Research and Practice - BWP

The journal "Berufsbildung in Wissenschaft und Praxis - BWP" (Vocational Training in Research and Practice) reports on research findings and practical experience in the field of vocational education and training. BWP is published six times a year, each issue has a special focus. The journal appeals to a broad readership including experts from the fields of research, politics and VET practice and thus promotes an exchange between educational research, educational practice and educational politics.

An Editorial Board helps the BWP editorial team select topics and evaluate articles. Members of this panel are Prof. Dr. Ursula Bylinski, Institut für Berufliche Lehrerbildung der FH Münster; Dr. Stephanie Conein, BIBB; Ute Hippach-Schneider, BIBB; Christiane Köhlmann-Eckel, BIBB;  Dr. Dirk Pfenning, Bayer AG, Leverkusen; Kurt Schmid, Österreichisches Institut für Bildungsforschung der Wirtschaft, Wien; Dr. Annalisa Schnitzler, BIBB as well as Prof. Dr. Ines Trede, Eidgenössisches Hochschulinstitut für Berufsbildung, Zollikofen.

Upon publication, you can find all articles on the website bwp-zeitschrift.de. One year after publication download is free of charge. Subscribers of BWP also have free access to current year’s issues.

Information for authors

If you are planning an article, please contact us in advance with a short e-mail. We shall agree the concept for the article, scope and publication date with you based on an outline.


Special topics of upcoming issues:

Issue Special focus    Manuscript deadline
3/2019 Digitalisation and artificial intelligence In preparation
4/2019 Values in vocational education and training 16.04.2019
5/2019 Flexibilisation of vocational education and training 19.06.2019
6/2019 Examinations 15.08.2019



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Internet: www.steiner-verlag.de/bwp


  • Single issue: 9.80 EUR plus postage and packaging: 3.40 EUR (inland), 4.60 EUR (abroad), prices include VAT
  • Annual subscription: 48 EUR plus postage and packaging: 19,80 EUR (inland), 26,40 EUR (abroad), prices include VAT

Editorial team

Christiane Jäger (senior editor)
Katharina Reiffenhäuser
Arne Schambeck
Maren Waechter

Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)
Editorial Office BWP
Robert-Schuman-Platz 3
53175 Bonn
E-Mail: bwp@bibb.de

The Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training (BIBB)
The President
Robert-Schuman-Platz 3
53175 Bonn


Last modified on: May 9, 2019