Pricing of research data and services
The prices are in force in 2022. The prices are exclusive of value added tax (24%).
A research project-specific use charge is paid for the virtual machine the research project has rented as well as a user fee based on the number of users using the machine. The research project selects a suitable virtual machine for its use.
|Virtual machine S (8 GB RAM, 4 cores)||EUR 2,800 per year|
|Virtual machine M (16 GB RAM, 6 cores)||EUR 3,500 per year|
|Virtual machine L (32 GB RAM, 8 cores)||EUR 4,500 per year|
|Virtual machine XL (64 GB RAM, 8 cores)||EUR 6,200 per year|
|User fee||EUR 180 per year / person|
The remote access charges are invoiced twice a year, the invoicing period is six months: use between January and June is charged in June and use between July and December is charged in December. If the virtual machine is changed during the invoicing period, the use charge is for the largest virtual machine used.
The minimum length for invoicing is one invoicing period. Hence, the minimum charge is half the annual charge. If the use of the remote access starts or ends in the middle of the invoicing period, the charge will be set in proportion to the monthly level according to the start and end times provided that the use has continued for at least one whole invoicing period.
The user fee is determined according to the number of usernames that were open during the invoicing period.
Other remote access costs
A limited amount of disk space is reserved for each research project, additional disk space is charged for separately. The price for additional space is EUR 120 per 200 GB a year.
Interview and survey services
The price for a data collection made by interview and survey services is comprised of the costs of the collecting and designing of the content of the data, costs of the fieldwork stage of the data collecting, and the costs of the processing and editing of the data.
The main factors influencing the costs are the mode of data collecting (telephone interview, face-to-face interview, postal inquiry, web-based data collecting or a combination of these), the length and sample size of the inquiry, the amount of work involved in the designing of the questionnaire and the data collecting. and the form in which the data are delivered (data file, tables, table report, survey report).
Due to the aforementioned factors the price of a survey can range from a couple of thousand to hundreds of thousands of euros. The most important factors affecting the costs of the different survey implementation modes are always discussed in advance, after which a preliminary cost estimate can be given for them. The final cost estimate is made when the implementation alternative that suits the customer's needs and the survey details have been established.
Hourly charging is applied in the pricing of methodological services, for which the price exclusive of VAT varies between EUR 80 to 140 depending on the nature of the assignment. Monthly charging may also be applied in large projects.
Last updated 5 Jan 2022