Frequently asked questions

about the BAT

Can I use the BAT for free?

Yes, you can download it on this page

The manual is so long. Do you have a shorter version?

We are currently working on this. Probably available in English by the end of September

Is the BAT digitalized?

No, the BAT is a paper-and-pencil questionnaire. A digital version was not developed by the research team. 

Does the BAT exist in multiple languages?

The BAT was originally developed in Dutch, but is also available in English and French. Other languages are being developed in collaboration with our international consortium. 

Scientific publications

Hadzibajramovic, E., Schaufeli, W.B., & De Witte, H. (2020). A Rasch analysis of the Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT). PlosONE, 15 (11): e0242241. https://doi.org/10.1371

Schaufeli, W.B., Desart, S., & De Witte, H. (2020). Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) – Development, validity and reliability. International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, 17, 9495; doi:10.3390/ijerph17249495.

Schaufeli, W.B., Desart, S., & De Witte, H. (2020). De Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) – Een nieuw instrument voor het meten van burn-out [The Burnout Assessment Tool (BAT) – A novel instrument to measure burn-out]. Tijdschrift voor Klinische Psychologie, 50, 267-283.