Aila – Data Service Portal

Aila is the data service portal of the Finnish Social Science Data Archive (FSD).

In the Aila Data Service you can search, browse and study descriptions of archived data in Finnish and in English.

Data download is free of charge. Some data are available for all users but in most cases download requires registration. After logging in to the service, users can conduct advanced searches to find data and download them.

Students and staff from Finnish universities can register themselves using HAKA authentication. Other users apply for an Aila username from FSD User Services.

If you wish to add your research data to Aila, please contact FSD User Services. In addition to social science data The Finnish Social Science Data Archive also accepts data from the humanities and health sciences. The Finnish Social Science Data Archive archives and disseminates quantitative and qualitative research data in digital format. By archiving your data in the Finnish Social Science Data Archive the descriptions of your data will be available in Aila also in Etsin and Finna services both in Finnish and in English.

More information

Finnish Social Science Data Archive
Aila Instructions
Terms and Conditions for the Use of the Aila Data Service
Privacy Notice