Open Government Data Standardization


Standardized Metadata are a precondition to efficiently operate a data portal. The Austrian Chancellery initiated a work group which set out the goal to standardize metadata descriptions in Austria to increase interopeability and re-use. International good practice has been incorporated into the recommendations and has been harmonized with similar efforts in German speaking countries. A comparison of the harmonized metadata descriptions is available as and the agreed recommendations are available for download from


Duration 01/07/2012 - 31/12/2015
Funding Bund (Ministerien)

Department for E-Governance and Administration

Center for E-Governance

Principle investigator for the project (Danube University Krems) Univ.-Prof Mag. Dr. Peter Parycek, MAS MSc
Project members Mag. Dr. Johann Höchtl
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