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Do you want to know more about depositing, sharing and reusing data? Or, for example, about research data management, digital sustainability, certification, FAIR, open access or software sustainability?

The expertise built up in national and European projects is reflected in the training courses and advice provided by DANS, intended for researchers, research institutions, research funders, data professionals and other archives. Some examples at a glance:


  • Support for the DataverseNL, EASY and NARCIS services
  • Practical training on the publication of metadata and data
  • Essentials 4 Data Support, an introductory course for those who (want to) support researchers in storing, managing, archiving and sharing their research data
  • Data Management Expert Guide, an online training on the principles of research data management and data management planning
  • Train the trainer workshops, in which this train the trainer package and the DANS Data Game is used
  • RDM en DMP workshops for scientists
  • Workshops on digital sustainability and the certification of archives through the CoreTrustSeal
  • The RDM Taskforce develops all kinds of training materials, for example guides on RDM funding, data management planning, guidelines for personal data, and an overview of training materials for RDM and Open Science
  • Training on which professional terms and skills experts need to help researchers make their data FAIR

Curious about the possibilities? Contact DANS via or look for inspiration on this web page for the overview of presentations, workshops, webinars and colloquia that experts from DANS have provided.

The overview below gives an impression of the training-events that DANS organises:

DatesTraining event  Contact and/or trainer 


SSHOC Training Community mini bootcamp Training Toolkit

Ellen Leenarts & Ricarda Braukmann


Virtual Workshop FAIR certification and repositories and other data services

Ilona von Stein


Joint RDA UK and OpenAIRE virtual workshop

René van Horik


FREYA PID Workshop

Ricarda Braukmann & Chris Baars

26-2-2020 t/m 28-2-2020


Training in the EOSC

Ilona von Stein



FAIRsFAIR Certification Workshop for Selected Repositories

Ilona von Stein

23-1-2020 t/m 24-1-2020


European Dataverse Workshop 2020 - Trømso, Norway

Slava TykhonovMarion Wittenberg



PID NL - A workshop on the use of Persistent Identifiers in the Netherlands

Lisa de Leeuw


Certification workshop for FAIR-aligned repositories - Austrian repositories, Technical University Vienna

Marjan Grootveld


Data sharing, publishing and archiving - Helis FAIR data stewardship course

Cees Hof


Data Lifecycles for Open Ecological and Biodiversity Research - Biodiversity Next conferentie 

Cees Hof


Tutorial: Data Management Plan (DMP) - 13th Spanish Supercomputing Network (RES) Users Conference

Cees Hof


Trustworthy research data repositories, data stewardship, FAIR data - CODATA-RDA-FAIRsFAIR data science/data steward school

Marjan Grootveld


Open Science and Research Data Management Train the Trainer Bootcamp

Ricarda BraukmannEllen Leenarts




CoreTrustSeal: NIH Workshop on Trustworthy Data Repositories for Biomedical Sciences

Ingrid Dillo, Lisa de Leeuw, Ellen Leenarts






Training Research Data Management in the time of the GDPR

Ellen LeenartsRicarda Braukmann