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Welcome to the European Social Survey.
The European Social Survey (ESS) is an academically driven survey using the highest methodological standards headquartered at City, University of London.
Since 2002/03, the ESS has provided cross-national data measuring public attitudes, beliefs and behaviour. Every two years, up to 40,000 face-to-face interviews are conducted across Europe on a wide range of subjects.
Funded through the European Union’s Horizon 2020 grants and membership fees from countries who take part, the ESS was made a European Research Infrastructure Consortium (ESS ERIC) in 2013. It is currently the first ERIC to be hosted in the United Kingdom.
The involvement of the United Kingdom, and the extra costs of hosting an ERIC, are funded through the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC).
ESS data is available completely free of charge for non-commercial use - all results from 2002/03 can be accessed and analysed online or downloaded for use in statistical software such as SPSS, Stata or R.
For more information, visit the ESS website.
As well as the HQ based at City, the ESS consists of many colleagues based in different areas of Europe.
Find out more about the people who are part of ESS HQ:
Dr. Rory Fitzgerald, Director of the ESS ERIC
Dr. Eric Harrison, Deputy Director of the ESS ERIC and Deputy Co-ordinator of the City Q-Step Centre
Dr. Sarah Butt, Research Fellow
Dr. Salima Douhou, Research Fellow
Claire Harding, Administrator
Mary Keane, Administrator
Dr. Lorna Ryan, Research Manager
Luca Salini, Researcher
Elena Sommer, Researcher
Dr. Henk Stronkhorst, ESS ERIC Membership Development Adviser
Stefan Swift, ESS ERIC Media and Communications Officer
Dr. Ana Villar, Research Fellow
Leah Watson, Research Assistant
The award-winning and academically driven cross-national survey project collects data biennially measuring citizens’ attitudes and public opinions on a variety of topics across Europe.
Every two years, a questionnaire is conducted in up to 30 European nations. The face-to-face interview lasts an hour, and includes questions from a core questionnaire asked in every round. In each iteration of the survey, two specially selected modules are included following a worldwide call for proposals from external academics.
Among other things, the ESS asks question about:
All data and documentation is available on the ESS website, including an online tool that allows registered users to view, weight and analyse ESS data. Since 2002, the project has seen over 100,000 people register to use the data - to sign up for free, visit the ESS website.
Fieldwork for Round 8 (collected in late 2016 and early 2017) will be published in autumn 2017. This current round’s specialist modules include a range of questions on attitudes towards welfare provision and energy use and climate change. A copy of the Round 8 questionnaire is available.
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Find out more about the ESS SUSTAIN project on the ESS website.
RISCAPE brings together a consortium of organisations to undertake analysis of international research infrastructures for the use of European Strategy Forum on Research Infrastructures (ESFRI), European Commission (EC), OECD and national or regional funding agencies.
The objective of the RISCAPE project is to provide a peer-reviewed report on the position of the major European research infrastructures in an international context.
RISCAPE will establish close links with a panel representing the main user groups of the report and cooperate with European research infrastructures to build on the ESFRI landscape report (2016).
For more information, visit the RISCAPE website.
The SERISS project develops strategies to ensure that Europe’s social science data infrastructures play an effective role in addressing the key challenges facing Europe today. It supports national and European policy makers by providing them with high-quality input on citizens’ attitudes, experiences, and behaviours.
SERISS is funded by the European Commission under Horizon 2020 (Project volume: €8.4million). The project has collaborative links between the ESS, the Survey for Health Aging and Retirement in Europe (SHARE), the Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives (CESSDA), the Generations and Gender Programme (GGP), European Values Study (EVS), and the Wage Indicator Survey.
With the support of these partners, the project is able to address key challenges in cross-national data collection, to overcome the barrier across research infrastructures, and to embrace the future of social science exploring new ways of data collection. For more information see the SERISS website.
For more information see the SERISS website.
Part of the European Social Survey (ESS) led work package of SERISS, a Cross-National Online Survey Panel (CRONOS) has been established to explore the possibilities of using the Internet to collect survey data in future.
There remains serious challenges to obtaining accurate data using the internet, especially for cross-national studies of the general population. These include a lack of email listings to select and contact respondents, different internet penetration rates across countries, low participation rates and an increasing number of survey completion requests.
CRONOS has used respondents from Round 8 (2016/17) of the ESS to recruit respondents for a 12-month web panel. The CRONOS panel will run for one year, and respondents will be asked to complete a 20-minute web survey every other month, which respondents can complete at a time convenient to them, within a two month period.
The surveys are programmed and administered using Questback-EFS, one of the leading software solutions for online survey panels. The surveys contain topics from prestigious surveys like the European Value Study, ESS, and European Quality of Life Survey. Respondents will be offered a small token of appreciation for their participation in each survey.
For more information, visit the SERISS website
The ADDResponse project analysed Nonresponse Bias by looking at auxiliary data. The ESRC funded project held strong ties with the ESS. ADDResponse matched small-area administrative, commercial, and geo-coded data to the ESS data collected in the UK during Round 6 (2012/13). It aimed to: identify benefits and challenges of using different kinds of auxiliary data confidentially; analyse non-response bias with the help of auxiliary information; and develop corrective models and weighting procedures for non-response bias. Find out more about the project on the ADDResponse blog.
The ESRC funded research project aimed to sustain public and political interest in the use of well-being data and explore how best to employ this data for policy recommendations. The project holds strong ties with the ESS relying on well-being questions collected in the core questionnaire and in special modules. The project built on four core areas of research in the field: Designing well-being indicators based on survey data; analysing subjective well-being nationally and cross-nationally; exploring the well-being of societies; and studying the challenges of using subjective well-being data for policy recommendations. Read the final report - Looking through the Well-being Kaleidoscope.
The European Social Survey (ESS) ERIC is seeking applications to produce a scoping report that will outline potential methods for measuring the media context during future survey fieldwork periods. Read more
The European Social Survey (ESS) held a workshop to strengthen its global links with the world’s leading cross-national and cross-cultural surveys at ESS HQ based at City, University of London on 12-13 September. Read more
ESS ERIC is pleased to pre-announce the call for multi-national teams of researchers to submit applications for modules of questions to be fielded as part of Round 10 of the European Social Survey (ESS). Read more
The European Social Survey (ESS) will feature in a number of sessions being held at the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) 2017 conference in Lisbon, Portugal, next week (17-21 July). Read more
The European Social Survey updated its Multilevel Data resource on Monday (26 June) to include the most recent data available. The resource is designed to facilitate the task of adding external data on countries and regions to ESS Round 4-7 data (2008/09-2014/15). Find out more about Multilevel data resource.
The European Social Survey joined forces with Migration Policy Group to hold an immigration event, hosted by Jean Lambert MEP at the European Parliament, on Monday (19 June). ‘Attitudes towards immigration in Europe: myths and realities’ brought together leading academics to present research using data primarily from the ESS Round 7 (2014/15) module on immigration. Find out more about this event.
The European Social Survey has now published the latest survey specifications for Round 9 (2018/19). The specifications outline the tasks and responsibilities required of national teams to conduct the international survey. Find out more about our latest survey.
Chair of UK in a Changing Europe, Professor Anand Menon, delivered the fourth annual lecture held in memory of co-founder of the European Social Survey, Professor Sir Roger Jowell CBE.
Menon (based at King's College London) discussed what the vote for ‘Brexit’ means for the UK and its relationship with the European countries who remain a part of the union.
Roger Jowell sadly passed away on Christmas Day 2011 - Roger was co-founder of the European Social Survey (ESS) with Max Kaase.
A free workshop focusing on Albanian participation in the European Social Survey will take place in the Faculty for the Social Sciences at the University of Tirana on 19 May 2017. Leading scholars and researchers will discuss the benefits of Albanian participation in Round 6 (2012/13) of the survey. Find out more about this workshop.
Analysis of European Social Survey Round 7 (2014/15) will be showcased at the Centre for Sociological Research in Madrid on Friday 31 March. The conference will have a specific focus on the two rotating modules fielded in Round 7: Social Inequalities in Health and Attitudes towards Immigration. Find out more about this event.
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