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Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences - GESIS

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As the largest German infrastructure institute for the social sciences, GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, with its expertise and services, stands ready to advise researchers at all levels to answer socially relevant questions on the basis of the newest scientific methods, high quality data and research information. GESIS do this with essential research-based services and consulting, covering all levels of the scientific processes.


The German Data Archive for the Social Sciences hosts CESSDA Training, the hub of the CESSDA Training Group. We provide (customised) trainings on research data management, processing and documenting quantitative research data, data discovery and re-use, and digital preservation.

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