Welcome to the Zeitschrift für Familienforschung | Journal of Family Research, the leading and bilingual scientific journal for family-related research in the social sciences and humanities in German-speaking and other European countries.


Special Issue on “Time use in the family”

ZfF | JFR plans to publish a Special Issue on “Time use in the family” in 2018. We call for papers that analyze time use in families cross-sectionally as well as over time; internationally comparative work (including Germany) is also appreciated.

To express interest, please submit your “extended abstracts” (2-3 pages) to redaktion-zff@ifb.uni-bamberg.de no later than February 28, 2017. The final papers (in German or English language) have to be submitted no later than July 2017. For further information, please contact the guest editors of the Special Issue Florian Schulz (florian.schulz@ifb.uni-bamberg.de) and Michaela Kreyenfeld (kreyenfeld@hertie-school.org).

Download: Call for Papers, Special Issue “Time use in the family” (pdf, in German)


News for authors – Open Express

Our publisher offers an Open Express feature: it is possible to publish contributions as Open Access papers simultaneously to the print and online versions and provide them to the readers online free of charge. For this service, the publisher charges the authors, who wish to make use of this option, a non-recurring fee of 199 Euro (VAT included) for each paper.


Current issue: December 2016, Volume 28, Number 3