The Data and Service Center for the Humanities DaSCH is a Swiss national research infrastructure which, as a competence center for digital methods and long-term use of digital data, supports the hermeneutically oriented Humanities in the use of state-of-the-art digital research methods. Focusing on qualitative data and associated digital objects (bitstreams such as images, sound, video, etc.) from all areas of the Humanities (including law and theology) it

  • provides tools and long-term access to Humanities' research data for the research community in accordance with FAIR principles and international standards for interoperability. It's registered at

  • supports scholars in generating new and re-using existing digital research data for cutting-edge research.

  • implements innovative solutions for scientific data processing in close co-operation with researchers and national and international initiatives in order to meet the rapidly changing requirements of internationally competitive research projects.