We are a data infrastructure for the social science community in Austria and offer a variety of research support services, primarily data archiving and help with data re-use. We make social science data accessible, creating opportunities for research and data reuse, benefitting science and society.


Thank you for getting in touch and your interest in our services! Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the AUSSDA Team is at home in telework. 

What does this mean for you?

  • In our AUSSDA Dataverse you can find and access data as usual. Many of our datasets can also be used for teaching and e-learning, e.g. data collected by the Austrian National Election Study (AUTNES) or the Social Survey Austria (SSÖ-ISSP). 
  • AUSSDA will continue to provide the full-range of services, please bear in mind that delays may occur. 
  • Until further notice, meetings of any kind as well as consultations will be held via telework options available.
  • For inquiries and requests, we kindly ask you to contact us at info@aussda.at or refer to the contact details on our website here. You can best reach us via e-mail.  

Please note that we will be posting any updates on our website and Twitter, and don’t hesitate to contact us if you have any further questions. 

We wish you all the best in these trying times and hope to see you again very soon!

 What's new?

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AUSSDA is recruiting: In addition to a data and communications specialist, we will soon be filling the position of an organization assistant.



Do you like to work with quantitative data? Do you enjoy producing content for the web? Do you care about the future of the social sciences? Then get in touch with us!


A Data Management Plan (DMP) is a structured guideline that helps you to make your data accessible and reusable in the long term. Our template makes it easier for you to plan your research process and define the responsibilities in a joint research project.


We submitted an idea, wrote the script, identified filming locations and found ourselves in the lead roles. Now we’re proud to present the first video by and with AUSSDA. The video was developed in cooperation with the University’s Knowledge Transfer Centre and the TV station Okto and shows what our work is all about. It was presented on Thursday at the Top...


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Transparency and replicability are important principles when determining how research results are to be interpreted and understood. To evaluate results from a journal article, AUSSDA offers a service for replication data. Journal partnerships have already been established.

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