About the DaSCH

Since 2017, the Data and Service Center for humanities (DaSCH) has been a member of the Swiss Academy of Humanities and Social Sciences. The main task of the institution is to operate a platform for humanities research data that ensures access to this data.

Mission Statement

The primary goals of the DaSCH are: Preservation of research data in the humanities and their long-term data curation. / Providing services for researchers to assist them with the data life cycle management. etc.


Research data that is stored on the DaSCH platform is usually accessible to everybody* and can be accessed either through a generic browser or RESTful interface / Digital data created during research can be transfered to the DaSCH infrastructre / Consulting for dealing with research data

Projects hosted by DaSCH

Documentation Library of St. Moritz / Lexicon Iconographicum Mytologiæ Classicæ (LIMC) / Photocollection of the Swiss Society of Folklore / Photocollection of the "Kunsthalle Basel" / Inventory of Swiss stained glass / Anton Webern Gesamtausgabe / DYLAN (Language dynamics and management of diversity) etc.

Project Inquiry

The best way to get in contact, is to write an email or to call us. Get the information from our contact page or from the team page. But if you already have a running project or an idea of a project, which should be hosted by the DaSCH, please use our detailed contact form:

This survey helps us to get your project information in a quick and structured way.

Data and Service Center for the Humanities DaSCH

Bernoullistrasse 32
4056 Basel

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Call us +41 (0) 61-207-38-36
Write us info@dasch.swiss


  • Schweizerische Akademie für Geistes- und Sozialwissenschaften

  • Universität Basel

  • Université de Lausanne

  • Digital Life Cycle Management

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  • Re3Data.org