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Essentials 4 Data Support is an introductory course for those people who (want to) support researchers in storing, managing, archiving and sharing their research data.

Essentials 4 Data Support is a product of Research Data Netherlands.

NoteThe E4DS course materials are being transferred to a new platform (Moodle). Once this is complete, the E4DS website will be replaced by a public instance of Moodle, with up-to-date links. We apologise for any incovenience in the meantime. 


The first round of E4DS in 2024 starts on Thursday 8 February (DANS, The Hague) and ends on Thursday 21 March (SURF, Amsterdam). This round of Essentials will be in English. Selecteer de Nederlandse site voor info over de tweede ronde, in het Nederlands.

Registration Form Register for English round here!