Search in Questionnaires and Reports

Documentation on the Integrated Datasets of EVS waves 1981, 1990, 1999, and 2008
  • Master Questionnaires for the four EVS waves
  • Variable Reports for the four EVS waves
Documentation on the national datasets of EVS 2008
  • 65 bilingual (English/original language) variable reports on the 47 national datasets.

The data of the EVS surveys can be obtained free of charge at the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences in Cologne through their online download facilities Data Catalogue and ZACAT. For further information on data download, go to Data access.

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Search in: EVS 2008 - Guidelines and Method Reports

Documentation on the Integrated and national datasets of EVS 2008   
  • Guidelines and Recommendations (updated documentation indexed 21.12.2010)
  • Method Report on the Integrated Dataset (updated documentation indexed 21.12.2010)
  • Method Reports on the 47 national datasets (updated and new documents indexed 21.12.2010)

The data of the EVS surveys can be obtained free of charge at the GESIS Data Archive for the Social Sciences in Cologne through their online download facilities Data Catalogue and ZACAT. For further information on data download, go to Data access.

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Notes

  • The original collectors of the data and the documentation producers (European Values Study and GESIS Data Archive) bear no responsibility for the interpretation of the data.
  • Recommendations for bibliographic citations of research data and study related documents in publications.
  • Question texts for demographic/standard background variables usually are not available for searching.
Online variable information for all EVS waves 1981-2008 can also be searched via
  • Online variable overview EVS 1981-2008 allowing for comparisons of trend variables of all EVS waves. In addition, comparisons of original question texts across the waves 1999 and 2008 are supported.
Online study information about EVS 2008 can be searched via
  • Online study description of EVS 2008 providing information on the origin and outcomes of the national surveys.
  • Method report retrieval (see the navigation tree on the left) of EVS 2008 allowing for full-text searches in EVS guidelines and method reports of both Integrated and national datasets.