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Access to UKDS SECURELAB Data from ISAB Safe Room and GESIS Safe ROOM

Access to UKDS SECURELAB data from IAB safe room and GESIS safe room for the first time, the UK data service makes selected UK controlled data available to researchers abroad. At the moment, selected SECURELAB/controlled datasets from the institute for social and economic research (ISER) and the center for longitudinal studies (CLS), are available via a safe room access point at the research data center (FDZ) of the federal employment agency (BA) at the institute for employment research (IAB) in Nuremberg, Germany and at the GESIS safe room. For more information, please see international data access network (IDAN) — UK data service and international data access network (IDAN) — FDZ


Funding Opportunity

A funding opportunity for Franco-German teams interested in using data from both countries available at IDAN, for more information click here.


Covid-19 data sources

Covid-19 data sources of IDAN partners, for more information click here.


A video presenting IDAN at the NTTS 2021.


Data comparability

The CASD and IAB have jointly published a report in which they assess the comparability of labor market data to which they provide access and they detail a comparison between two administrative data sources. (


The Safe room at CASD is Open, for reservation and further information please see this.


IDAN top ten

The IDAN top ten is a list of the ten most used datasets of each partner. In this list, you can find the titles of these data sources, a link to their webpages, their general topics and small abstracts that describe each data source in general. These ten tops are only a small part of IDAN partner’s rich catalogues that also offer potential for comparative research.


A project coordinated by Roxane Silberman (CASD)