The Spring 2023 membership meeting

was held May 30-June 1, 2023 in Brussels. 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.



The PUCPCRIS institutional CRIS at the Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP) in Lima will be launched during an event on Thu 23 Nov. Given this overlaps with the Autumn 2023 Strategic Membership Meeting, it's not possible to euroCRIS to deliver a presentation at this event, not even a remote one, but we have contributed a short pre-recorded presentation welcoming the new Pure-based CRIS to... Read more


The programme for the Autumn 2023 Strategic Membership Meeting of euroCRIS that will be held Nov 21-23 at the Public University of Navarre (UPNA) in Pamplona has already been finalised and is available on the event website. The SMM2023 programme will as usual include a national session on Day I showcasing recent developments in the CRIS landscape in Spain and a good number of contributions from euroCRIS members on Day II.

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 and well-attended May 31-Jun 1 Spring 2023 membership meeting in Brussels, we are already preparing the next event with euroCRIS members and beyond. This will be the Autumn 2023 Strategic Membership Meeting – to be held Nov 21-23, 2023 at the Public University Navarra (UPNA) in Pamplona, Spain. Check this link for the meeting venue at the University.

A call for contributions for this #SMM2023Pamplona was put out to euroCRIS members towards the end of Septermber and has already resulted in a preliminary programme for the event.

We are also busy with the preparations for the CRIS2024 Conference, to take place 15-17 May, 2024 at the Technical University of Vienna (TU Wien). Watch this space for more news on both events.


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