Welcome to SoSci Survey

SoSci Survey

Made in Germany

The software package SoSci Survey is your professional helping hand for conducting an online survey: Create the online questionnaire, send invitation emails (incl. reminders), download your data (to SPSS, GNU R, Excel).

SoSci Survey was specifically developed for scientific surveys. We keep refining the software for everyday research. While having a comfortable interface for project managers, SoSci Survey provides nearly unlimited flexibility in questionnaire design. This enables you to create sophisticated online questionnaires and complex survey designs. SoSci Survey features

Getting Started with SoSci Survey

  • Register your account Register
  • Create questions (based on more than 30 question types)
  • Assemble questions into a questionnaire and add filters, if necessary
  • Publish the questionnaire's hyperlink or send personalized emails
  • Collect the data and always stay informed about the return
  • Download th data set for statistical analysis
    (download to Excel, SPSS, or GNU R).

Favorable prices or free

Use SoSci (pronounced "so see") Survey as cloud-based service on the reliable high-performance server www.soscisurvey.de or setup the software on your company's own server. Pricing

For scientific purposes with no commercial background, the appropriate use of SoSci Survey is free – fully functional. Free use


Questionnaire length is unlimited, our standard packages allow up to 5000 respondent (completed questionnaires).

SoSci Survey is specializing in data ascertainment. You will need extra software to evaluate your data statistically.

For a small online poll, SoSci Survey may be oversized. Alternatives to SoSci Survey

May we offer you an employee attitude survey?
Or do you need some special feature in your survey?

In addition to the survey software, SoSci Survey offers you the services to plan surveys, to realize your online questionnaire, to implement your company's layout, or to implement special functionalities such as online-evaluation or response time measuring. Services

What does SoSciSurvey offer?

  • Comfortably create your online questionnaire
  • Numerous question types (e.g. selection, baloon test, cloze text, ranking, scale, slider...)
  • Graphical and numerical scale anchors/li>
  • Integration of pictures, audio and video files
  • Item-rotation and randomizing
  • SSL-secured data transmission for surveys
  • Support with the questionnaire pretest
  • Access control with password, IP-adress or with personalized links, incl. email distribution.
  • Real-time response rate measurement
  • Data acquisition to SPSS and GNU R (incl. labels from variables and values)
  • Completely online-based software (no installation necessary)
  • Ad-free (except free use for training purposes and non-academic private polls)

Features for advanced users and professionals

  • Freely programmable filters
  • Freely programmable layout
  • Implementation of HTML
  • Dynamic content
  • Uniform distributed randomization
  • Support for panel surveys
  • Support for longitudinal survey designs
  • Experience sampling with text message service
  • Multi-language-surveys
  • Support for international languages/characters (Japanese, Korean, ...)
  • Valid HTML




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