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ZACAT is a social science data portal allowing you to search for, browse, analyse and download social science survey data, provided by GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences. ZACAT includes data from International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), Comparative Study of Electoral Systems (CSES), Eurobarometer, European Values Study (EVS), Studies from Eastern Europe, ALLBUS, Politbarometer (German documentation), Election Studies (Germany), Childhood, adolescence and becoming an adult, and LebensRäume.
HISTAT (Historical Statistics)provides data from studies of population, economic and social history as well as the historical Statistics under a single user interface to be made available online. HISTAT offers a variety of time series, Historical Statistics primarily from Germany, partly down to the 16 . century; the database is structured theme-and study-oriented. Studies are listed by subject area and can be individually selected. using an alphabetical list of authors of individual studies can also be selected. Moreover, a study on cross Keyword is offered. HISTAT provides information and research opportunities to both study level as well as at time series level. It offered a thesaurus-based meta-search for words, authors and studies in the study descriptions, the data (time series definitions) and the sources.
The German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) is a wide-ranging representative longitudinal study of private households, located at the German Institute for Economic Research, DIW Berlin. Every year, there were nearly 11,000 households, and more than 20,000 persons sampled by the fieldwork organization TNS Infratest Sozialforschung. The data provide information on all household members, consisting of Germans living in the Old and New German States, Foreigners, and recent Immigrants to Germany. The Panel was started in 1984. Some of the many topics include household composition, occupational biographies, employment, earnings, health and satisfaction indicators.
GESIS preserves quantitative social research data to make it available to the scientific research community. All data are preserved for the long-term and documented to international standards. Data is free to archive, and free to access. Data Catalogue Search
The Research Data Centre Education is a focal point for empirical educational research regarding the archiving and retrieval of audiovisual research data (AV) data and survey instruments (questionnaires and tests). In Research Data Centre Education relevant for empirical educational research data sets and tools for secondary use are provided conform with data protection via a central data repository. Contextual information for each origin study and data and instruments as well as related publications complete the offer. Content of Research Data Centre Education formation (so far) focuses on instruments and data sets of Schulqualitäts- and teaching quality research. Observation and interview data in the form of (anonymous) transcripts and codes - be viewed freely accessible - if any. The release of the original AV data for a scientific re-use is linked to a registration by specifying a reasoned research interest in order to protect the privacy rights of the observed or interviewed people.
A number of sociological research institutions have worked together with partners from IT and the information sciences to establish a new research data infrastructure for qualitative research, the interdisciplinary center for qualitative research data from the sociology of work (eLabour). The infrastructure will be fully operational in early 2019. In addition, the center will expand its qualitative data pool and open up to external scientists. At the same time, IT-based processes and tools for qualitative data management are being developed to establish a competence center for professional qualitative research data management, which can provide support and services for a variety of scientific user groups. Research data are available as Scientific Use Files (SUF) and Campus Files (CF). List of available research data at 'Projects' page:
The Research Data Center (RDC) “International Survey Programs“ provides researchers with data, services, and consultation on a number of important international study series which are under intensive curation by GESIS. They all cover numerous countries and, quite often, substantial time spans. The RDC provides optimal data preparation and access to a wide scope of data and topics for comparative analysis.
BIBB has a strong tradition of survey-based research. It initiates and realises the collection of individual and firm-level data on crucial positions and transitions in the education and labour market system. The BIBB-FDZ covers a variety of data deploying different units of analysis and temporal designs and focusing on various thematic issues. Standard access to well prepared firm- and individual-level data on the attainment and utilization of vocational education and training Documentation of these data sets, i.e. a description of their central characteristics, main issues and variables, data collection, anonymisation, weighting and recoding etc. Advisory service on data choice, data access and handling, research potential and scope and validity of the data. Supply of a range of data tools such as standard measures and classifications in the fields of education, occupations, industries and regions (if possible also including cross-national fields), formally anonymous data for remote data access, or references to publications with the data.
SowiDataNet|datorium is a research data repository for social sciences and economics that enables researchers to easily and securely document, publish and share (quantitative) primary and secondary data. The repository is geared to the needs of the scientific community: a comprehensive metadata schema provides an opportunity to describe the research data in detail, which is the prerequisite for effective reuse. With the publication in SowiDataNet|datorium, research data become citable because they are given a persistent identifier, namely a "Digital Object Identifier (DOI)". A two-stage review process also guarantees a quality and technical quality check of the data.
The Data Catalogue (DBK) comprises the study descriptions from all studies archived at the Data Archive including study descriptions of historical studies data. The primary focus of the department “Data Archive for the Social Sciences” is providing excellent data service for national and international comparative surveys from the fields of social and political science research. These surveys, which must comply with clearly defined methodological and technical requirements, are archived and processed according to internationally recognized standards and made accessible to the scientifically interested public in a user-friendly manner.
The Research Data Center Elections is part of GESIS and provides access to a number of national survey datasets. The RDC performs the main tasks: Data collection, Consultation and creation of value-added services like data handbooks, Knowledge transfer, e.g. organisation of workshops and Scientific research.
The Research Data Centre PIAAC grants scientifically interested users access to the German and international data of the Programme for the Assessment of Adult Competencies (PIAAC). The first wave of PIAAC was conducted in 2011 and 2012, initiated by the OECD. The survey was based on a representative population sample. First, a computer assisted interview was conducted, which was followed by a competency assessment, usually performed on the computer.
DaRUS, the data repository of the University of Stuttgart, offers a secure location for research data and codes, be it for the administration of own data, for exchange within a research group, for sharing with selected partners or for publishing.
Goal of the psychology data archive PsychData is the documentation and long-term archiving of research data from all areas of psychology and the social sciences, using specially created metadata and to provide use of the data for scientific purposes such as secondary analysis and reanalysis. Psychdata contains all areas of psychology, in particular data sets from clinical, developmental, educational, gero-, and work and organizational psychology stemming from longitudinal studies, major surveys, and test development.
Numerous studies on gender relations and gender equality policy in academia regularly produce research data that could be useful for a secondary analysis and for other research topics. At present, only a small amount of research data that was explicitly collected on gender relations in academia is archived. Long-term surveys such as graduate studies or social surveys on students are also available to be used in gender-specific studies. CEWS would like to support researchers in their search for research data and at the same time motivate them to archive data from their own projects and thus make them accessible to other researchers by providing search options at GESIS and other data-providing institutions as well as basic information on data archiving.
The Research Data Centre (Forschungsdatenzentrum, FDZ) at the Institute for Educational Quality Improvement (Institut zur Qualitätsentwicklung im Bildungswesen, IQB) archives and documents data sets resulting from national and international assessment studies (such as DESI, PIRLS, PISA). Moreover, the FDZ makes these data sets available for re- and secondary analysis. Members of the scientific community can apply for access to the data sets archived at the FDZ.
The GML contributes to the continual improvement of access to and information about official microdata; provides a service and research infrastructure for these data; adopts the function of an intermediary between the Federal Statistical Office and empirical research; conducts exemplary research based upon official data. The GML is an integral part of the German data infrastructure and features as one of six institutions funded by the German Council of Social and Economic Data.
The FDZ-BO at DIW Berlin is a central archive for quantitative and qualitative operational and organizational data. It archives these, informs about their existence and provides datasets for secondary analytical purposes. The archiving of studies and datasets ensures long-term security and long-term availability of the data. In consultation with the responsible scientists, access to individual datasets is made possible as scientific use files, via remote data processing or as part of guest stays. The FDZ-BO offers detailed information on current research projects and develops concepts for research data management of organizational data. The study portal (public in March 2019) provides an overview of existing studies in the field of business and organizational research: content, methodology, information on data and data availability information on how to gain access to the data.
The German Youth Institute is a leading non-university research institute. Since 1988, empirical studies about the growing up of children and young people and to life situations of adults and families were regularly conducted. The Research Data Centre is part of the department "Social Monitoring." It processes the data and provides data access for secondary analysis.
The German General Social Survey (ALLBUS) collects up-to-date data on attitudes, behavior, and social structure in Germany. Every two years since 1980 a representative cross section of the population is surveyed using both constant and variable questions. The ALLBUS data become available to interested parties for research and teaching as soon as they are processed and documented.
To target the multidisciplinary, broad scale nature of empirical educational research in the Federal Republic of Germany, a networked research data infrastructure is required which brings together disparate services from different research data providers, delivering services to researchers in a usable, needs-oriented way. The Verbund Forschungsdaten Bildung (Educational Research Data Alliance, VFDB) therefore aims to cooperate with relevant actors from science, politics and research funding institutes to set up a powerful infrastructure for empirical educational research. This service is meant to adequately capture specific needs of the scientific communities and support empirical educational research in carrying out excellent research.