Research Topics

The European Values Study covers a wide range of human values. For examples of which topics are studied, click on one of the main domains below.


A rich academic literature on values has been created using the European Value Study. For more information, see publications.

Researchers are invited to use the data of the European Values Study, which are available free of charge. For more information, see surveys.




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The TRAPD method for survey translation

The translation of the questionnaire is a delicate phase for the European Values Study. Translations must ensure the comparability between countries, but also between waves of the EVS and of the World Values Survey (WVS). The EVS 2017 questionnaire was translated using the current best practice in survey…click for more details