• Adisp / Adisp Partners


PROGEDO aims at producing and managing data for humanities and social sciences. It has been part of the French roadmap for Research Infrastructures since December 2008. PROGEDO was created so as to give France a structure that could be compared to its European counterparts. It is involved in three European Consortiums of Research Infrastructures (ERICs), which already exist or are being set up, with a view to coordinating the activity of European data archives (CESSDA - Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives) or producing European surveys (ESS and SHARE).


Huma-Num is a Very Large Facility which aims to facilitate the digital turn in humanities and social sciences. To perform this mission, Huma-Num is built on an original organisation. It organises a collective dialogue with communities via consortia accredited by Huma-Num and provides a technological infrastructure on a national and European scale based on a vast network of partners and operators.

Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion

Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion is one of the components of the PROGEDO infrastructure. of coordinating the data collection, storage and documentation as well as their dissemination to the scientific community. Those activities are carried out by Adisp, CDSP (Centre for Socio-Political Data), the INED (National Institute for Demographic Studies) survey service and CASD (Secure Data Access Centre).

Center for Socio-Political Data

CDSP, a member of Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion, is responsible for providing access to the results of the French national elections since 1965. It has also been disseminating survey data on political attitudes, values and political results at the French regional level. Besides, CDSP provides an in-depth analysis of the results of national & local elections in the EU-27 Member States.

INED survey service

INED survey service, a member of Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion, is responsible for the documentation, dissemination and storage of INED surveys.

Secure Data Access Centre

CASD was created by GENES (Organization of National Schools in Economics and Statistics). This infrastructure is meant to allow researchers to work on highly-detailed confidential microdata in highly-secured conditions.


Over the past 30 years, CESSDA (Consortium of European Social Science Data Archives) has been working at building a common service for data archiving and dissemination, while promoting data re-used.

University Data Libraries

University Data Libraries aim at fostering the use of data disseminated by Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion. They extend Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion at a regional level and provide support to survey data users. As of today, 3 platforms are set up:

  • Caen University Data Library (PUDC) seeks to facilitate access to and the use of large studies and social science statistical data. PUDC is a local service dedicated to supporting Caen Basse-Normandie University students, teachers and researchers from every discipline of the humanities. PUDC assists potential users in finding datafiles relevant to their research topic and acts as a broker in the administrative relations between users and Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion. It also provides support for the recovery and installation of databases. It is located at the Research Office in Humanities of Caen University (MSRH).

  • Dijon University Data Library is at the service of researchers, teachers, PhD students or Master students from research units associated to the Dijon Institute of Humanities for: find data compatible with their research project; guide them in the collect, the processing and statistical exploitation of data; initiate or perfect them into statistical analysis softwares.

  • Lille University Data Library (PUDL) is an entity that belongs to Lille 1 University. It is part of the national plan of action that seeks to promote access to large survey files produced by both public and paragovernmental agencies (INSEE, INED, Ministries, CNRS, Research centers in Universities, Public research centers....) for legitimate research purposes. As Quetelet-Progedo Diffusion's local service in the area, it aims at allowing users to get access to its catalogue in the best conditions. Teachers, researchers, PhD students or Master students from the universities and research units of the Nord-Pas-de-Calais region can benefit from it.

  • The technological Data Library for research on humanities and social sciences of Lyon University (PANELS) is led by Lyon Institute of Humanities. It provides guidance to research units, researchers and PhD students at every stage of their research (data collection, statistical processing, statistical modeling and interpretations).

Data producers

  • INSEE: National Institute for Statistics and Economic Studies

Ministries' Statistical Departments:

  • DARES: Statistical department of the Ministry of Labour
  • DEPP: Statistical department of the Ministry for Education
  • DEPS: Statistical department of the Ministry of Culture
  • DGFiP: Statistical department of the Ministry of Public Finance
  • DREES: Statistical department of the Ministry of Health
  • DSED: Statistical department of the Ministry of Home Affairs
  • MEOS: Statistical department of the Ministry of Sports
  • SIES: Statistical department of the Ministry for Higher Education
  • SOeS: Statistical department of the Ministry for Transportation

Other public institutions:

  • CEPREMAP: Center for economic research and its applications
  • CEREMA: Centre For Studies and Expertise on Risks, Environment, Mobility, and Urban and Country planning
  • CEREQ: French Centre for Research on Qualifications
  • CNISF: Conseil National des Ingénieurs et Scientifiques De France
  • CREDOC: Centre de Recherche pour l'Étude et l'Observation des Conditions de vie
  • DRIEA: Direction Régionale et Interdépartementale de l'Équipement et de l'Aménagement d'Île-de-France
  • INCa: National Cancer Institute
  • INSERM: National Institute of Health and Medical Research
  • ISSP-France: International Social Survey Programme
  • IRDES: Institute for research and information in health economics
  • OCEMO: Office of Economic Cooperation for Mediterranean and Middle East
  • OVE: Observatory of students’ life
  • ...

Dernière mise à jour : 24 avril 2018