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GESIS is involved in the two European infrastructures "Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives - CESSDA" and "European Social Survey - ESS".

A European Research Infrastructure Consortium – ERIC is a full legal entity under Union law for the co-operation of different research institutions with the primary objective of to establish and operate a research infrastructure. The ERICs bundle their activities and expertise to improving research in Europe.

As founding members of both ERICs started joint research and infrastructure networks, GESIS contributes its specific expertise in the fields of survey methodology and research data management.

More information about the ERIcs and the role of GESIS:

  • CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives)
  • ESS (European Social Survey)