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".

Get data here!

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?


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.


In the upcoming months and years, the European Open Science Cloud (EOSC) supports the harmonisation of data infrastructures and research cultures on our continent. Three new videos, shot at the University of Vienna and other locations, highlight, what you need to know about EOSC.


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.

Our partners