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.

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We archive a variety of social science data with a focus on quantitative data. The AUSSDA Dataverse is divided into several collections. Find all data sets archived with us easily online! 

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At the beginning of October, the EU project EOSC-Pillar launched a survey on 'National Initiatives'. The aim is to examine national and thematic initiatives on research data and infrastructures in five European countries. AUSSDA at the Vienna University Library is leading this survey. Around 2000 scientific institutions in Austria, Belgium, France, Germany...


This year, the CESSDA Experts Seminar was held at the University of Essex. CESSDA's partners were invited to discuss access conditions and the important role of automation. Using pyDataverse, Stefan Kasberger showcased AUSSDA's expertise in the development of tools.


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.

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