Finnish Social Science Data Archive

Finnish Social Science Data Archive

The Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD) is a national resource centre for social science research and teaching. FSD archives, promotes and disseminates digital research data for research, teaching and learning purposes. The archive is funded by the Ministry of Education and Culture. All services are free of charge.

FSD promotes open access to research data, and the transparency, accumulation and efficient reuse of scientific research.

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Palveluportaali Aila

Data Service Portal Aila

Aila provides access to data archived at the FSD. You can browse and search study descriptions and variables in Finnish and English, and download data easily and free of charge. Data download requires registration.

Terms and conditions for access vary from dataset to dataset. Some datasets are available for research, teaching and study, some for research only. In some cases access requires premission from the data depositor.

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FSD Bulletin / Tietoarkistolehti

FSD Bulletin

FSD Bulletin (Tietoarkisto in Finnish) is the electronic newsletter of the Finnish Social Science Data Archive. The Bulletin provides information and news related to the data archive and social science research.

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Data Service Portal Aila launched

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Summer opening hours

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