Data from some international comparative surveys as the European Social Survey, International Social Survey Programme (ISSP), Eurobarometer or European Values Study are available in the ZACAT catalogue provided by a German data archive GESIS.
ČSDA users can acquire data stored in all fourteen member archives of CESSDA (Council of European Social Science Data Archives) on the basis of the international data exchange agreement. At the CESSDA website information about non-member archives from Europe and around the world is also available.
The ISSP is a continuing annual programme of cross-national collaboration on surveys covering topics important for social science research. Its research domains are embodied in a number of modules such as Role of government, Social Networks, Social Inequality, Family and Changing Gender Roles, Work Orientations, Religion, Environment or Citizenship.
The European Social Survey (ESS) is an academically driven cross-national survey that has been conducted every two years across Europe since 2001. The survey measures the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of diverse populations in more than thirty nations. ESS Themes:
- Media and social trust
- Subjective well-being...
- Gender, Household
- Socio demographics
- Human values
- Citizen involvement
- Health and care
- Economic morality
- Family work and well-being
- Timing of life
- Personal ... well-being
- Welfare attitudes
Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE)
European Community Eurobarometer
Standard & Special EB (1970+), Flash EB, EB Trend File (selected trends), Candidate Countries EB (2001-2004), Central & Eastern EB (1990-1997).
European Values Study (EVS)
Web pages of international research project carried out in 1993 with primary data sets available for downloading.