CESSDA consolidates
and strengthens European
social science research.

Find Research Data

The CESSDA Data Catalogue contains tens of thousands of European studies and data collections held by our Service Providers.

CESSDA Data Catalogue

Learn Data Management

The Data Management Expert Guide (DMEG) is a comprehensive guide to Research Data Management and FAIR data principles.

Data Management Expert Guide


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  • Tue 17 Oct 2023

    Data management in social sciences and humanities with DMEG

    Within BY-COVID project CESSDA is co-organising three webinars on the topic of Research Data Management Training - Preparing to manage your data ac...

  • Wed 18 Oct 2023

    CESSDA Tools Open Hour

    CESSDA Tools Open Hour is an internal facing event organised by the CESSDA Tools Working Group, on the topic of CESSDA Tools and their future, focu...

  • Mon 23 Oct 2023 - Thu 26 Oct 2023

    International Data Week 2023: A Festival of Data

    The International Science Council’s Committee on Data (CODATA) and World Data System (WDS), and the Research Data Alliance (RDA) are delighted to a...

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The Consortium

CESSDA - the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives - provides large-scale, integrated and sustainable data services to the social sciences.

CESSDA in a nutshell
CESSDA Consortium

CESSDA's members seek to strengthen and promote European research in the social sciences, and to facilitate access to data regardless of borders.

Benefits of membership

Building Data Services

CESSDA provides strategy, expertise and support for promoting and maintaining standards and trust in social science research.

Depositing Data

CESSDA – through its European network of national Service Providers – operates a number of specialised repositories for depositing social science research data. 

To find out more about depositing your data with a trusted CESSDA partner, simply get in touch with your national CESSDA Service Provider.

List of Service Providers