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. Since July 2020, we have been certified with the Core Trust Seal (CTS) as a "trustworthy data repository".

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We archive a variety of social science data. The AUSSDA Dataverse is divided into several collections. Find all data sets archived with us easily online! Our user guide helps you with finding and downloading the data.

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On 29 October 2019, the results of the study "The Living Situation of Migrants in Austria" will be presented at the Institute of Sociology at the University of Vienna. Among the speaking authors are Dimitri Prandner and Otto Bodi-Fernandez from AUSSDA.


From 17-20 September 2019, this year's ÖFEB Congress took place at the University College of Teacher Education Upper Austria in Linz. Under the slogan "Vermessen?", the event focused on research data and evidence. AUSSDA's contribution dealt with the compatibility of Open Data and data protection.


As project manager and co-initiator, the sociologist Max Haller has accompanied the Social Survey Austria (SSÖ) from the very beginning. All data collection waves (1986, 1993, 2003, 2016 and 2018) are now available in the AUSSDA Dataverse. In his interview with AUSSDA, he shares his insights on the evolution of the SSÖ.


Since 1986, the Social Survey Austria (SSÖ) has examined a vast number of social-science questions. All data and documentation are now available via the AUSSDA Dataverse.


As part of a collaboration between the University of Vienna and the University LUISS in Rome, Carolina Plescia conducted a pre- and post-election panel study on the Austrian national election 2017. The study focussed on the parties' agenda setting.


Do you want to re-use data archived at AUSSDA? In our repository, the AUSSDA Dataverse, you can quickly and easily download data sets.

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