If you are interested in a cooperation with OpenAtlas or would like to find out about the possibilities to collaborate, feel free to contact at any time via openatlas@oeaw.ac.at. If you reach out to us, it would be very helpful for us if you could provide some information about you and the (planned) project. Please do not worry if you cannot provide all information at this time, it doesn't have to be exact nor is it binding. Please also be assured, that all provided information is confidential and will not be shared. It is only ment to give us an idea about the proposed project and helps us assess your needs and requirements.


  • Name
  • Principal Investigator(s)
  • (Planned) starting date and duration
  • A short abstract about the project's content and aims. Can also be a proposal draft, a website or similar.


  • Planned license for data (open data required)
  • Will data be imported or entered for the first time
  • What type of information will be worked with, e.g. prosopographical data, geospatial data, texts, archaeological features, image files, etc.
  • Estimated data volume (how many entries) and file volume (Gigabyte)
  • How many people will likely enter data


  • Hosting institution(s) of the project
  • Type of grant or funding
  • Global project budget
  • Estimate of available budget for a cooperation
  • Will it utilize infrastructure of an existing OpenAtlas project

Which services are requested

  • Planning - e.g. evaluation how to map research data to CIDOC CRM and how to enter them into OpenAtlas
  • Hosting - e.g. installation and server maintenance
  • Support - e.g. software updates, training, troubleshooting
  • Development - e.g. software adaptions and additional features
  • Presentation website - if requested: the more details provided, the better
  • Long time archiving in ARCHE

If you have any questions, feel free to contact us at openatlas@oeaw.ac.at.