Guest Researchers

The GML offers researchers the opportunity, to analyse selected data from official statistics at GESIS in Mannheim as well as via remote data processing (remote desktop):


The service mainly addresses researchers within Germany and abroad who are interested in "GML"-datafiles which are not available as Scientific Use Files.


Preconditions to visit GESIS-Mannheim as a guest researcher:

  • exercising scientific work at an independent research institute
  • every guest researcher is sworn to secrecy by GESIS-Mannheim
  • if necessary, signing a "Special Obligation" for data protection according to §16(7) BStatG

Form of registration

If you would like to research with our data offer, please fill out the form of registration (77 kB) completely and submit it to: Antje.Bakker(at)gesis(dot)org

If you have any questions about the feasibility of your project with our data offering, please contact the specific contact person:

For Microdata:  Tobias.Roth(at)gesis(dot)org in CC: Antje.Bakker(at)gesis(dot)org
For EU-Data:      Heike.Wirth(at)gesis(dot)org in CC: Antje.Bakker(at)gesis(dot)org
For GDR-Data Heike.Wirth(at)gesis(dot)org in CC: Antje.Bakker(at)gesis(dot)org