Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives

Past projects

  • 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: BIG DATA EUROPE
  • CONSORTIUM: 16 partners
  • CESSDA ROLE: Beneficiary
  • DURATION: 2015 - 2017
  • BUDGET: 4 984 239
  • AGREEMENT: 644564
The rationale

The growing digitisation and networking process within our society has a large influence on all aspects of everyday life. Large amounts of data are being produced permanently, and when these are analysed and interlinked they have the potential to create new knowledge and intelligent solutions for the economy and society. Big data can make important contributions to the technical progress in our key societal sectors and help shape business. What is needed are innovative technol...


  • 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...


  • TITLE: CESSDA SAW
  • CONSORTIUM: 25 partners
  • CESSDA ROLE: Coordinator
  • DURATION: 2015 - 2017
  • BUDGET: 2 498 187
  • AGREEMENT: 674939

Strengthening and widening the European infrastructure for social science data archives


  • TITLE: DASISH
  • CONSORTIUM: 19 partners
  • CESSDA ROLE: Beneficiary
  • DURATION: 2012 - 2014
  • BUDGET: 8 304 039
  • AGREEMENT: 283646

This project brought together all five ESFRI research infrastructure initiatives in the social sciences and humanities (SSH) represented each by some centers:

CLARIN – Common Language Resources and Technology Infrastructure DARIAH – Digital Research Infrastructure for the Arts and Humanities CESSDA – Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives ESS – European Social Survey SHARE – Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe

The goal was to...