Research Data Repository

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The institutional research data repository opendata@uni-kiel of Kiel University (CAU) enables all members of the university to permanently publish research data with a DOI under an open license.


  • Data publications with a DOI
  • We will host your publications permanently - even after you have left the university
  • Publishing in an Open Data environment, according to the FAIR Principles
  • DOIs can be pre-registered
  • Set an embargo date to delay public access to the data files
  • A special embargo-free link can be shard with reviewers
  • Access statistics for all your publications
  • Metadata is automatically exported to various indexes and aggregators, including the research information system (FIS) of the CAU
To publish research data in the repository, follow the comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide.


The repository is available for all employees and students and does not require a special registration. Just log in to the website with your normal credentials (z.B. suabc123, stu123456, ...).


The repository is generally available 24/7.


If you have questions or problems, feel free to send the repository support an Email at


The list of service support staff is generated automatically.