Useful data


A growing reviewed collection of useful sources, datasets and data repositories on EU affairs

The latest Useful data:

Transparency and accountability of public administrations in Europe (EuroPAM)

Thursday 22 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

A database curated by ERCAS collects data, information and legislation concerning the transparency and accountability of public officials in the EU member states. 


Country Maps with Administrative Areas (GADM)

Monday 19 August 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The GADM project provides spatial data for countries and their geographical administrative sub-divisions for academic and non-commercial use.


The International Disaster Database

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The International Disaster Database provides data, trends and maps on natural and technological disasters to assist humanitarian action at both national and international levels


Centro Euro-Mediterraneo sui Cambiamenti Climatici (CMCC)

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

CMCC informs and facilitates the dialogue between scientists, decision makers and the general public to support decisions and actions for the society and environment, providing data and models on climate change.


The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Monday 22 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is the United Nations body created to provide policymakers with regular scientific assessments on climate change, its implications and potential future risks.


Public health in Europe (Who)

Sunday 14 July 2019 | OBC Transeuropa

The European Health Information Gateway is a portal that collects databases, reports and news on public health. Much of the data can be explored via graphs or exported. 


Cross-border mobility (Global Mobilities Project)

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Global Transnational Mobility Dataset traces more than 15 billion cross-border estimated trips. It is developed by the European Commission and the European University Institute and it comes in the form of an interactive map.


Medical devices (ICIJ)

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

The Implant Files survey was conducted by more than 250 journalists in 36 countries in order to monitor medical devices that were insufficiently tested or not tested at all.


The Erasmus+ annual report

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

What are the recent developments with the Erasmus program?


Crowdsourcing on food products

Thursday 11 July 2019 | Alternatives Economiques

Open Food Facts is a collaborative project that lists food products from around the world.