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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As part of the Horizon 2020 project "Role of European Mobility and its Impacts in Narratives, Debates and EU Reforms (REMINDER)", Jakob-Moritz Eberl and his colleagues have investigated migration-related media coverage in Germany, Great Britain, Poland, Romania, Sweden, Spain and Hungary, using computer-assisted content analysis methods. A historical data...


AUSSDA proudly announces to be one of the first archives in Austria to receive the Core Trust Seal (CTS). The certification is the next milestone in AUSSDA’s establishment as a successful repository. Read more about the advantages for the archive and for you as depositors below.


The COVID-19 pandemic poses a major challenge to global society. More than ever, science can contribute with its findings to overcoming the crisis. AUSSDA therefore offers a platform for social science studies on COVID-19 from Austria.


From February 17th to March 1st, our data repository at data.aussda.at. was not available. We used this time for improving our data repository and preparing it for the future. Learn more about the new features here.


AUSSDA publishes the first part of the social science archive of GfK Austria. The first 100 volumes from about 80 studies date back to the second half of the 20th century and deal with a wide variety of topics: from immigration policy to hopes for the future. In the future, thousands of studies will be available to researchers on demand.


Before the turn of the year, we look back on 2019.

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