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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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.


Martin Haselmayer researches negative communication in politics and the media and its effects on democratic competition. He and a colleague have created a sentiment lexicon to analyse "negative campaigning", for example in Austrian National Council elections. AUSSDA asked him about the results of his research.


If you want to be updated about new data sets, projects and events by the AUSSDA, you can now register for our newsletter.


Claudia Hackl is managing a project by Austrian universities for facilitating Open Educational Resources. In this interview with AUSSDA, she explains the benefits of Open Science for society, from the perspective of university teaching.

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