CESSDA - A new pan-European Research Infrastructure

CESSDA provides large scale, integrated and sustainable data services to the social sciences. It brings together social science data archives across Europe, with the aim of promoting the results of social science research and supporting national and international research and cooperation.

CESSDA is organised as a limited company under Norwegian law and is owned and financed by the individual member states’ ministry of research or a delegated institution. Norway is hosting CESSDA, and the main office is located in Bergen.


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  • Fri 29 Jan 2016

    An overview of events to come brought to you by CESSDA

    As the first month of the year draws to a close, it is a good time to take a look at a number of upcoming events within CESSDA partner organisations in the first half of the year (conferences, workshops, seminars, trainings, webinars, etc.). 

  • Mon 14 Dec 2015

    Big data: labour market impacts

    This last blog post on EDF2015 focuses exclusively on the impacts of big data on the labour market.



  • Thu 18 Feb 2016 - Fri 19 Feb 2016

    CESSDA Workshop on Persistent Identification

    The workshop is intended to inform the CESSDA Service Providers and representatives from other European Data Archives on the overall insights received from the interviews and the desk research made within the CESSDA PID Task over the past months. 

  • Tue 31 May 2016 - Fri 3 Jun 2016

    IASSIST2016 - NSD to host global data conference

    The world’s largest conference on information technology and data services for research in the social sciences will be held in Bergen in 2016.

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