update: STR allele frequencies Europe

A new release of STRidER (STRs for Identity ENFSI Reference Database), the expanded and enhanced version of the ENFSI STRbASE (2004-2016), is available here since March 30, 2020: https://STRidER.online).

In Germany it is recommended to use most recent the European allele frequencies as a standard. To receive periodic news and stay updated about STRidER, you may register here for the STRidER newsletter:


For the biostatistics modules of the GEDNAP proficiency tests in 2020 the recent allele frequencies [source: "Europe" in STRidER_frequencies_2019-08-02] will be used as well.

GEDNAP Proficiency Tests 2017

The GEDNAP Proficiency Tests 54 & 55 have started in August 2017. The dealine for result submission was December 2017. The evaluation of the results will be presented during the 38. Spurenworkshop will take place on 22 – 24 February 2018 in >Basel, Switzerland
Organizer will be: Prof. Eva Scheurer and her team

38th Stain Workshop in Basel (Switzerland) 2018

The Institute of Legal Medicine Basel has hosted the 38th Stain Workshop on February 22 – 24, 2018 (http://www.r-km.de/Spurenworkshop2018).

37th Stain Workshop in Gießen (Germany) 2017

The Gießen Institute of Legal Medicine will host host the 37th Stain Workshop on Februar 16. – 18, 2017 (http://www.r-km.de/Spurenworkshop2017).

GEDNAP Proficiency Tests 2016

The GEDNAP Proficiency Tests 52 & 53 have started in August 2016. The dealine for resul submission is December, 2016. The evaluation of the results will be presented during the 37. Spurenworkshop will take place on 17 and 18 February 2017 in >Gießen, Germany
Organizers will be: Reinhard B. Dettmeyer and Frank Heidorn

GEDNAP Proficiency Tests 2014

The GEDNAP Proficiency Tests 48 & 49 started in June, 2014 and ended in December, 2014. The evaluation of the results will be presented during the 35. Spurenworkshop will take place on 27 and 28 February 2015 in Berlin
Organizers will be: Marion Nagy und Lutz Roewer