24 countries participating in latest survey

Italy, Slovakia and Spain were the final countries to confirm that they will take part in Round 8 (2016/17) of the European Social Survey alongside 21 other European countries. READ MORE >>


Registered users urged to complete survey

People who have registered with the European Social Survey to gain free access to all survey data since 2002 have been asked to participate in a user survey. READ MORE >>


Data from South African survey now available

Data from three ESS modules replicated in the 2015 South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) is now available to view or download. READ MORE >>


New paper explores measure of socio-cultural origins

A paper evaluates the development of a new ancestry item in ESS Round 7 and explains how the findings have been used to improve the item for future rounds of the survey. READ MORE >>


ESS User Community reaches 100,000

100,000 people have now registered with the ESS since 2002 to view or download all our survey data, available for free online. READ MORE >>


ESS1-7 Cumulative file released

The ESS Website has been updated with a cumulative data file for the first seven rounds of the ESS. READ MORE >>


Croatia to host latest ESS conference

Research from the European Social Survey will be showcased at an event being held by the Institute of Social Sciences Ivo Pilar in Zagreb on Friday (2 December). READ MORE >>


Europeans becoming more divided over immigration

A new European Social Survey (ESS) report has found that attitudes towards immigrants from within Europe have become slightly more positive between 2002/03 and 2014/15. READ MORE >>


Funding available for academics

Groups of academics can apply to be supported in the production of academic publications and/or teaching resources based on European Social Survey data. READ MORE >>


Health of Europe revealed in new report

A new European Social Survey (ESS) report analyses European attitudes towards physical and mental health from the most recent survey. READ MORE >>


ESS part of new Horizon 2020 project

The European Social Survey (ESS) ERIC is a partner in a new Horizon 2020 project: European Research Infrastructures in the International Landscape (RISCAPE). READ MORE >>


ESS and South African survey showcase work

The European Social Survey (ESS) joined the South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) at the third International Conference on Research Infrastructures (ICRI) in Cape Town last week. READ MORE >>