The approximately 1,600 friends see themselves as a bridge between the Goethe University, which is one of the most modern universities in Europe, and the city and its region. As sponsors, the Friends want to create free space, pave the way and open doors. It is citizens and representatives of companies and politics, founders, scientists and alumni who actively participate here. The Freundesvereinigung, one of the largest sponsoring associations in Frankfurt, awards renowned prizes every year and makes a variety of projects possible. These include participation in conferences abroad, the organization of events, concrete research projects or even books and equipment. Every membership fee and every euro donated goes towards improving research and teaching and brings the Goethe University a step closer to the top. The Goethe University can only meet its great challenges if it can continue to rely on loyal friends. One can never have enough friends on the way to the future. Become a friend too!
Pearson VUE’s 25 experienced, Ph.D.-level psychometricians collaborate with the world’s leading organizations on test-development tasks that strengthen high-stakes testing programs. From job task analysis and test design to item analysis, equating, and full standard setting, our psychometricians work closely with clients throughout the full development cycle and follow industry best practices to ensure that your exam reflects the specific goals and requirements of your testing program. The Pearson VUE psychometric team shares your values to serve your candidates and your other stakeholders by helping you to develop, maintain, and grow a high-quality, defensible testing program.
NWEA® is a not-for-profit organization that supports students and educators worldwide by creating assessment solutions that precisely measure growth and learning needs-and provide insights to help tailor instruction. Internationally, more than 800 educational partners in over 146 countries trust our pre-kindergarten through grade 12 assessments, including our flagship assessment MAP® GrowthT, and professional learning offerings to help advance students along their optimal learning paths. Visit NWEA.org to find out how NWEA can partner with you to help all kids learn.
The DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education delivers empirical educational research, digital infrastructure and targeted knowledge transfer, thus contributing to coping with challenges in education. The Centre for Technology Based Assessment (TBA centre) as part of the DIPF develops innovative technology based procedures for the survey of learning results. It conducts fundamental and application oriented research and supports educational research institutions and projects in developing and implementing technology based assessment. It also works in the field of national and international large scale studies such as PISA, PIAAC or the National Educational Panel.
Founded in 1953, GMAC is actively committed to advancing the art and science of admissions by convening and representing the industry and offering best-in-class products and services for schools and students. We own and administer the Graduate Management Admission Test™ (GMAT™) exam. First administered in 1954, today, it is relied on by more than 7,000 graduate programs worldwide. The GMAT is the most widely used exam for graduate business school admissions, and more than 200,000 candidates take the GMAT exam every year.
For over 50 years, Cito specialized in research and development in the field of assessment. With many years of experience in psychometrics and adaptive testing, we aim to improve the quality of (digital) assessments in education. Therefore, we collaborate with schools, governments, testing agencies and vendors of assessment software worldwide.
Pabst Science Publishers is engaged in the fields of psychology and medicine with about 40 books a year and ten specialised journals. Testing procedures and diagnostics are regular topics in its publications. The journal “Psychology Test and Assessment Modeling” – with a 62-year history and its former title “Psychologische Beiträge” – analyses current diagnostic procedures and contributes to their further development.
Located in downtown Chicago, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, part of Northwestern Medicine, is a research-intensive top-tier medical school aligned with Chicago’s best hospitals. The Department of Medical Social Sciences at the Feinberg School of Medicine is a leader in health measurement, quality-of-life measures, outcomes science and statistical tools to support clinical research. Medical Social Sciences integrates biomedical and social science approaches to improve health and healthcare delivery.
ASC is dedicated to empowering organizations to leverage the benefits of modern psychometrics such as IRT and adaptive/multistage testing. Our cloud-based platform for item banking and online assessment makes it easy to develop and publish adaptive/multistage tests, whether for 100 or 100,000 examinees, with a wide range of security.
ZPID – Leibniz Institute for Psychology is a supra-regional research support organization. It supports the scientific work process from researching literature, documenting research, archiving data and publishing results. It is committed to open science. The free-of-charge services include the Open Test Archive, a repository for Open Access tests (testarchiv.eu).
The National Council on Measurement in Education is a community of measurement scientists and practitioners who work together to advance theory and applications of educational measurement to benefit society.
The Duolingo English Test is an innovative and accessible English proficiency assessment for today’s international students and institutions. Digital-first and learner-first, the test is available online, on demand — while using subject matter experts and AI to ensure it is reliable and secure.