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Work programs

Current work program and archive of previous work programs.

Strategic Agenda in the 7th appointment period 2020–2023

The German Data Forum (RatSWD) will bring specific issues of empirical research into politics and legislation, address new challenges in data collection, and advocate for a change in data culture.

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Strategic Agenda in the 6th appointment period 2017–2020

In the 6th appointment period, the German Data Forum (RatSWD) advocated for the further development of the research data infrastructure in terms of quality and quantity for the empirical social, behavioural, and economic sciences.

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Strategic Agenda in the 5th appointment period 2014–2017

In the 5th appointment period, the German Data Forum (RatSWD) addressed the following topics, in addition to its permanent tasks: data access in science, research ethics, the 2021 census, coordination of German panel studies, and big data.

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Selection of projects and publications 2008–2014

Selected projects and publications from earlier German Data Forum (RatSWD) appointment periods can be found here.

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