Data Access: Who can apply for data?
Data access for the Scientific Use Files (SUF) and the Campus Files (CF) is available for the scientific community.
SUF: Scientists of an institution within the scope of the GDPR (EU and countries with an adequacy decision, see https://commission.europa.eu/law/law-topic/data-protection/international-dimension-data-protection/adequacy-decisions_en for the current list of countries) may conclude a contract. Please use the data request form at https://www.rwi-essen.de/en/research-advice/further/research-data-center-ruhr-fdz/data-access.
CF: Write your data request to firstname.lastname@example.org. The FDZ Ruhr only requires an email address of a scientific institution like universities or research institutions.
Public Use Files are available to everyone. Please write your data request to email@example.com.