Research Data Centre

The IWH Research Data Centre provides external scientists with data for non-commercial research. The research data centre of the IWH was accredited by RatSWD.

Scientists can draw on the following services:

  • advice to the prospective data-users concerning supply and access of data
  • provision of widely used statistical software
  • support for researchers in their handling of complex data sets
  • clarification of data protection issues
  • creation of specific workplaces for guest scientists and support during their research visit

Please refer to the terms of use for more information.

You can reach us at:

Our Data Offer


MBOs in Eastern Germany in 1995



Our Information Platform

International Banking Library

Data and research on cross-border banking



Note: Beginning from July 2016 the RatSWD (German Data Forum) has established a complaint point. By using a contact form provided on the RatSWD website, you have the possibilty to address directly those problems that arise by using data of the RDC when these issues could not be solved yet with the corresponding contact person of the RDC. The contact sheet including details of responsibilities and information on the procedure can be retrieved from

Your Contact

Simone Lösel
Simone Lösel
Research Data Centre

If you have any further questions please contact me.

+49 345 7753-833 Request per E-Mail
Philip Maschke
Philip Maschke

If you have any further questions please contact me.

+49 345 7753-860 Request per E-Mail
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