Center for Research Data in Psychology - An overview

Goal of the psychology data archive PsychData is the documentation and long-term archiving of research data from all areas of psychology and the social sciences, using specially created metadata and to provide use of the data for scientific purposes such as secondary analysis and reanalysis.

Additional information is available in German.


All areas of psychology, in particular data sets from clinical, developmental, educational, gero-, and work and organizational psychology stemming from longitudinal studies, major surveys, and test development.


Currently, more than 36 million data points from 157 data sets from 48 studies.

Archive producer and host

Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information (ZPID) with support from the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft. The success of this project is based on the willingness of researchers to actively engage in the development of the archive by providing their data sets.

If you would like to find out more about our work or are interested in having your data included in the PsychData psychology archive, please contact directly.

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Leibniz Institute for Psychology Information
Center for Research Data in Psychology
Universitätsring 15,
54296 Trier, Germany
Phone: +49 (0)651 201-2877
Fax: +49 (0)651 201-2071

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