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AUSSDA archives a variety of social science data with a focus on quantitative data. Once you have found a study you would like to use, in most cases you can download the dataset and associated documentation directly. For the use of certain other data sets, you must contact us in advance. Each dataset is individually assigned a license and an access model by its author. You can find more information about licensing and usage restrictions in the description section of a dataset’s landing page.

Recently published datasets

Data Sharing - 2020: Data sharing and data management in the social sciences (SUF edition): https://doi.org/10.11587/BUIDPR

MiCREATE - Migrant Children and Communities in a Transforming Europe. Interviews with Teachers at Viennese Schools (SUF edition):  https://doi.org/10.11587/VI5XKS

Matura Student Survey 2022 (SUF edition): https://doi.org/10.11587/YC5427

Democracy Radar Wave 7 (SUF edition):  https://doi.org/10.11587/HSFFCN


A special agreement with Statistics Austria formally authorizes AUSSDA to host Austrian microcensus data reaching back to 1973. Gather insights on population development and value changes of past generations with a range of datasets exclusively available at AUSSDA.

You can find our FAQs on microcensus data here.

Our repository

The AUSSDA Dataverse is our archiving solution. It is divided into several collections, our so-called Dataverses. On the left side you can filter your search by specific information, or you can enter your desired term directly in the search field. If you have any questions about our Dataverse, check out our user guide. You have found what you are looking for? Contact us to get access!

CESSDA Data Catalogue

You can find our international data in the CESSDA Data Catalogue.


AUTNES (Austrian National Election Study) provides comprehensive social science analyses of the Austrian National Council elections. AUTNES is a project of the Vienna Center for Electoral Research (VieCER) at the University of Vienna. 


A frequently requested study is the Social Survey Austria (SSÖ). This survey programme observes how attitudes and value orientations change in the Austrian population. You can find more detailed information on the SSE here. 


You can find more information on how to find data in our FAQ.