08 June 2020


Further to our report, Certification plan for SSHOC repositories, published in February, SSHOC now invites applications from Social Science and Humanities repositories interested in receiving support in achieving CoreTrustSeal certification.

Successful applicants will qualify for one or more of the following modes of support:

  1. The provision of preliminary information about available resources
  2. Interactive tutorials
  3. Feedback on self-assessments


Application criteria 

To be considered, candidate repositories should:

  • Be situated in one of the EU Member states or associated countries (for reference please consult the following link).
  • Serve users in the SSH domain 

The deadline for applications is 31 July 2020 31 Agust 2020. All applicants will be informed of the outcome of their application by the end of September.

For background information about this initiative, please consult the Certification plan for SSHOC repositories. Specific queries may be directed to rep-certification[at]

Please also join our SSHOC Certification mailing list!

Apply via the form below


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Call for applications: SSHOC repository certification support