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


Wed 24 May 2023 CESSDA Recognised for its contributions to Open Science best practices

CESSDA Recognised for its contributions to Open Science best practices

CESSDA has been recognised in the new Horizon Europe Programme Guide and the Open Research Europe publishing platform for its contribution to Open Science practices. These recognitions highlight the importance of trusted repositories in Open Science practices, particularly in preserving and making research data accessible.
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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