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Data service

Obtain data

The data service offers a rich palette of data, mostly quantitative and all freely accessible. Click here to learn more.

Deposit data

FORS strongly advocates open access to social science data, and we encourage the deposit of both quantitative and qualitative data from publicly funded research. Click here for more information about depositing data.

Public statistics

We help you to find public statistical data for your secondary analyses. Go to our COMPASS pages.

Qualitative data

FORS aims to support researchers who employ qualitative methodologies. Click here for details and resources.

Special projects

CCS, Optimus, POW, SELECTS, PISA, TREE, VOX, VOXIT

Although described in the FORSbase catalogue, these important projects call for more detailed information, including on how to access the data.

International data

Interested in obtaining data from other countries? Click here for some valuable international resources from FORS partners.