The CRIS2022 Conference

was held May 12-14, 2022 in Dubrovnik (Croatia). The presentations delivered at the event are available


euroCRIS maintains the DRIS (Directory of Research Information Systems) to provide a snapshot of the CRIS infrastructure worldwide

euroCRIS Repository

Did you know that euroCRIS maintains a Repository that holds hundreds of publications on CRISs, including all the papers presented at euroCRIS events.



Following the webinar on OpenAIRE compliance for CRIS managers held in Oct last year, a joint OpenAIRE/euroCRIS follow-up dissemination session on this topic is currently being prepared. Although open to any interested CRIS manager, the activity will be specifically addressed to national and regional CRIS teams represented in the recently launched NatResPort WG. Short contributions are expected to be delivered by... Read more


One of the main outcomes of the face-to-face euroCRIS Board meeting held Feb 21, 2023 at DANS in The Hague was the election of Jan Dvořák as the new euroCRIS President following Sadia Vancauwenbergh's stepping down as President at the end of 2022. Jan works as CRIS analyst at the Computing and Information Centre of the Czech Technical University in... Read more

Dris Form

Sat, 25/01/2020 - 11:08 -- Elonisas Webmaster

DRIS: Directory of Research Information Systems

CRIS type. Possible values: institutional, funder, regional, national, international, aggregation, other
Organisation served by the CRIS or running the CRIS
Name of the CRIS. If there’s also an acronym, it can be added in brackets
CRIS solution. Possible values are in-house-built, Pure, Converis, Symplectic Elements, DSpace-CRIS, Haplo, Worktribe, etc. Details may be added to complete the description for an in-house-built platform, eg “In-house-built (Java/Webservices)”
URL for an open CRIS portal, eg If the CRIS has no open portal, then a URL may be used that provides info on the system itself such as
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Thu, 05/10/2017 - 11:37 -- Ed Simons
Two important landmarks for CERIF 1. The CERIF API (version 1.0 - August 2015) The CERIF API  enables 3rd party software programs to access and reuse Research Information maintained in Current Research Information Systems (CRIS).  The primary objectives of the CERIF API are the following:
  1. Facilitate the interoperability of CRIS systems and their integration with other information systems.


Wed, 04/10/2017 - 15:21 -- Elonisas Webmaster

This release makes a few additions based on current experience with CERIF usage. On the other hand, the use of some attributes in the model is deprecated - these attributes will go away in a future release. The more appropriate way of expressing the information now is using a classification or federated identifiers.

See below for a detailed list of changes.

Main features of CERIF

Wed, 04/10/2017 - 15:19 -- Elonisas Webmaster

CERIF (the Common European Research Information Format) is: 

  • A concept about research entities and their relationships – Specification (Conceptual Level) 
  • A description of research entities and their relationships – Model (Logical Level)
  • A formalization of research entities and their relationships – Database Scripts (Physical Level) 

Click on the image below to get an introductory presentation on CERIF (ppt). 


Update on forthcoming euroCRIS events

After a successful return to the face-to-face euroCRIS membership meetings at the Van der Valk Hotel in Nijmegen where our Autumn 2022 Strategic Membership Meeting was held, we are happy to announce that the next Spring 2023 membership meeting will take place on May 31 and June 1 in Brussels, with an in-person Board meeting and CERIF Tutorial to be held on Tue May 30. At the time of writing he venue for the event hasn't yet been confirmed by the local organisers the EWI Department for Economy, Science and Innovation of the Flemish Government, but this will be confirmed here as soon as we are told.

A call for contributions from euroCRIS members for this #MM2023Brussels will soon be circulated via our mailing list together with the confirmation of the event venue.

The following in-person euroCRIS events will be the Autumn 2023 Strategic Membership Meeting – to be held at the Public University Navarra (UPNA) in Pamplona, Spain sometime in November 2023 (dates will again be confirmed when available) – and the CRIS2024 Conference, to take place 15-17 May, 2024 at the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien).


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