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Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA ERIC)
27 April 2021
Modified: 27 April 2021
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CESSDA ERICAn organisation that collects, archives and distributes social sciences databases.

A virtual research infrastructure that provides an integrated search interface to social science databases.

Short name CESSDA ERIC
Name Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives
Official website
Year of foundation 1976
ESFRI project/landmark landmark
Headquarters Bergen, Norway
Number of member countries 22
Participating countries Austria, Belgium, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Netherlands, Northern Macedonia, Norway, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sweden, Switzerland, UK
Hungary’s accession 2017
Partner institutions in Hungary TÁRKI Foundation
BCE Institute of Sociology and Social Policy
DE Institute for Political Science and Sociology
ELTE Faculty of Social Sciences
Centre for Social Sciences
SZTE Institute of Sociology
Public administration representative Orsolya Rigó-Ditzendy
National Research, Development and Innovation Office
Vice President for Science and International Affairs
1077 Budapest, Kéthly Anna tér 1.
Phone: +36 1 896 4004
Professional representative Béla Árpád Janky
associate professor, BME Department of Sociology and Communication
Membership payments 2015: -
2016: -
2017: EUR 2,454 ( ≈ HUF 0.8 million)
2018: EUR 4,908 ( ≈ HUF 1.6 million)
2019: EUR 5,490 ( ≈ HUF 1.9 million)
2020: EUR 5,700 ( ≈ HUF 2 million)

Benefits of the membership for Hungary

  • Linked and integrated sociology databases.
  • Improved data quality through the development of metadata standards.
  • Certificate for data archiving organisations.
  • Professional training for archiving staff.
Updated: 27 April 2021
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