The research unit is composed of six interdisciplinary institutes and is home to over 160 people.
- Institute of Applied Educational Sciences (AES)
- Institute of Cognitive Science and Assessment (COSA)
- Institute of Education & Society (InES)
- Institute of Lifelong Learning and Guidance (LLLG)
- Institute for Research on Multilingualism (MLing)
- Institute for Teacher Professionalization and Psychology of Education (TPPE)