Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives

CESSDA Projects

CESSDA and its Service Providers take part in a number of strategic projects of relevance to its vision and mission.

  • TITLE: SSHOC
  • CONSORTIUM: 20 Beneficiaries + 25 Linked Third Parties
  • CESSDA ROLE: Coordinator
  • DURATION: 2019 - 2022
  • BUDGET: EUR 14 455 595
  • AGREEMENT: 823782
Social Sciences & Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC)

The project aims to provide a full-fledged Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC) where data, tools, and training are available and accessible for users of SSH data.

The focus of the project is determined by the goal to further the innovation of infrastructural support for digital scholarship, to stimulate multidisciplinary collaboration across the various subfields of SSH and beyond, and to increase the potential for soci...


  • TITLE: SERISS
  • CONSORTIUM: 20 Beneficiaries
  • CESSDA ROLE: Beneficiary
  • DURATION: 2015 - 2019
  • BUDGET: EUR 8 884 397
  • AGREEMENT: 654221
Synergies for Europe's Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences

Synergies for Europe’s Research Infrastructures in the Social Sciences (SERISS) is a four-year project that aims to strengthen and harmonise social science research across Europe.

Focused around three key themes – key challenges facing cross-national data collection, breaking down barriers between research infrastructures, and embracing the future of social sciences – SERISS will address issues relating to survey d...


  • TITLE: ERIC Forum
  • CONSORTIUM: 23 Beneficiaries + 3 Linked Third Parties
  • CESSDA ROLE: Beneficiary
  • DURATION: 2019 - 2022
  • BUDGET: EUR 1 495 281
  • AGREEMENT: 823798
H2020 ERIC Forum Implementation project

ERIC – European Research Infrastructure Consortium – is a European legal instrument specifically created for European multi-side and multi-country owned Research Infrastructures (RI) in 2009. Since then 18 ERICs have been created in almost all different scientific domains.

The European Commission (EC) had initiated an informal networking event, twice a year, where Managers of existing ERICs and scientists of future RI who want to use the ERIC in...


  • TITLE: RISCAPE
  • CONSORTIUM: 14 Beneficiaries
  • CESSDA ROLE: Beneficiary
  • DURATION: 2017 - 2019
  • BUDGET: EUR 1 999 867
  • AGREEMENT: 730974
European Research Infrastructures in the International Landscape

RISCAPE will provide a systematic, focused, high quality, comprehensive, consistent and peer-reviewed international landscape analysis report on the position and complementarities of the major European research infrastructures in the international research infrastructure landscape.The project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme and will run for three years, from 2017 to...