Brief description

The project aims to provide a full-fledged Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud (SSHOC) where data, tools, and training are available and accessible for users of SSH data.
The focus of the project is determined by the goal to further the innovation of infrastructural support for digital scholarship, to stimulate multidisciplinary collaboration across the various subfields of SSH and beyond, and to increase the potential for societal impact.
The intention is to create a European open cloud ecosystem for social sciences and humanities, consisting of an infrastructural and human component.


Jan 2019 to May 2022
Cloud Strategies
Data Management

Our role

The main role of Trust-IT is to promote the innovation and benefits of SSHOC to targeted stakeholders, maximize visibility, activate end-user communities, disseminate results, and demonstrate impact.
Trust-IT supports the development and evolution of a SSH cloud-based infrastructure by defining the benefits and advances enabled by SSHOC.


SSHOC, Social Sciences and Humanities Open Cloud, has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 project call H2020-INFRAEOSC-04-2018, grant agreement No 823782.