Your research information and data access portal in Switzerland.

FORSbase is an online platform that enables you to access data and obtain information about social science studies in Switzerland. You can register your own research projects, as well as store and share your own data.
Select one of the options below or first discover FORSbase’s different functionalities in our guide FORSbase: overview.

Explore the catalogue
Our collection includes over 10’000 social science research projects and is constantly updated. Discover the catalogue and liaise with the researchers.
Get data
Discover and instantly download for free hundreds of datasets for your own research projects. Start your analyses right away.
Publish your study
Register your research project in our database to gain visibility, expand your network, and develop new collaborations.
Deposit your data
Share your data and ensure their long-term preservation while meeting funder and/or journal requirements and increasing citations of your research.