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.

Teaching and learning with AUSSDA data - discover our new Dataverse!

Are you a lecturer and would like to find suitable data sets for teaching with just one click? Or are you a student looking for data for your thesis? We have compiled relevant datasets for you in one place. Find the overview and recommendations from methods lecturers here!

 What's new?


For researchers at our partner universities, we have created a new option to publish datasets independently at the AUSSDA archive. Learn more about our Self-Deposit Service here!


Everyone is talking about Open Science – but how does it affect every one of us, and what does society gain from this opening of science? AUSSDA has asked four experts for a video interview to answer this question.


The COVID-19 pandemic offers the unique opportunity to study how people’s moral values change during times of crises. With an international research project, the Values in Crisis Survey aims to accomplish this. AUSSDA asked Wolfgang Aschauer, researcher at the University of Salzburg, about first results from Austria.


In autumn 2019, AUSSDA organised a survey in the context of the EU project EOSC-Pillar in order to evaluate research supporting infrastructures in five European countries. The data is now available in the AUSSDA repository – here is a glimpse on the results.


With the Democracy Radar, Flooh Perlot and his team at the Austrian Democracy Lab analyse the attitudes of the Austrian population towards questions of democracy. The researchers survey about 9,000 people per year, e.g. on their trust in politics. The first data set of the Democracy Radar is now available at AUSSDA.


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...

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