Essentials 4 Data Support

Are you a research support professional looking for an introductory course on how to store, manage, archive and share research data? Then sign up for the two-day Essentials 4 Data Support course from Research Data Netherlands (RDNL), on 18 April and 1 June.

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18 Apr — 01 Jun 2023
4TU Delft & SURF

This course teaches data supporters basic knowledge and skills (essentials) to take the first steps in supporting researchers in storing, managing, archiving and sharing research data. After the course, you will have an overview of the different phases of scientific research data. For each phase, you will get tools to advise researchers on adding value to their research data.

Course structure

Besides acquiring knowledge, practising and sharing knowledge are central. You can follow the course in two ways:

  • Online only (free of charge)
  • Full course: online + meetings + certificate (895 euro excl. VAT)

Time investment

Besides attending two course days, the average online study load is four to six hours per week (fifty hours in total).


Research Data Netherlands (RDNL) is a partnership for sustainable data archiving. Parties involved:

  • 4TU.ResearchData
  • Data Archiving and Networked Services (DANS)
  • Dutch Techcentre for Life Sciences (DTL)
  • SURF

More information and registration

Visit the Research Data Netherlands site for more information on the full programme and how to register.