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Phase 1: Planning Studies and Collecting Data

The first step of every empirical social science research project is study planning and data collection. With our research-based services, consulting and resources, we support you in successfully conducting your surveys at the cutting edge of research while always ensuring excellent data quality. 

Due to our extensive experience with methodologically advanced survey programs and our own research projects, we have the suitable services and experts for every individual need. Whether you need information on survey design, tested survey instruments or representative samples, or you want to collect your own data by using a panel - we will be happy to support you!  In addition, we offer you comprehensive information resources that cover both general research basics and the latest state of research

Our Services for your Study Planning and Data Collection

We offer researchers individually tailored advice on their social science research projects.

We live Open Science - that's why we are happy to share our pooled knowledge with you. Here you will find extensive information on all aspects of current social science research.

We support you in optimising your questions and survey instruments through a range of services. In addition, the data from the GESIS pretest database are available to you.

We support you in researching and developing new items and scales for your research project.

We offer the drawing of (telephone) samples and complex samples for your research project.

With the GESIS Panel we offer you the opportunity to collect your own data within the framework of a probabilistic mixed-mode access panel.