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). For pandemic-related social science data, click here.
  • 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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How are values and attitudes of people in different countries changing while COVID-19 is impacting their everyday lives? Researchers of the Values in Crisis (VIC) study are investigating this question. AUSSDA made the publication of the corresponding data possible.


AUSSDA continues to register social science studies from the market research institute GfK Austria.


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A year of the pandemic - that also means a year of data production. The AUSSDA project "COVID-19 Data Fast Track Publishing" collected research data and quickly made them accessible. Now the follow-up project is starting


Uncertainty, fatigue, frustration – the COVID 19 pandemic is a very demanding situation for pupils and students. Marko Lüftenegger investigates how young people adapt to new learning conditions. In this interview with AUSSDA, he talks about psychological stress, but also about positive developments.


You are a lecturer and would like to work with a data set in your course that has restricted access in AUSSDA? Here is an easy way to do that.

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