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Conducting Surveys

IT-SERVICES supports WU employees and graduate students in conducting online surveys.

Lime-Survey

We set up your own instance of our open source tool "LimeSurvey" on one of our servers. There, you and / or your graduate students can create and carry out surveys. If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact us.

If you want to conduct a survey and need further information, please send an email to survey@wu.ac.at.

Lime-Survey currently offers
  • Unlimited number of surveys at the same time

  • Unlimited number of participants in a survey

  • More than 30 different types of questions that can be customized via question attributes

  • Three different survey modes (question-for-question, group-by-group, all in one)

  • Support in more than 50 different languages in frontend and backend

  • WYSIWYG HTML editor for easy formatting of text blocks and integration of tables, graphics, etc.

  • Quotas management

  • Defining optional conditions for questions based on earlier answers

  • Creation of a printable survey version

  • Re-usable editable answer templates

  • Integration of pictures, movies or different types of multimedia content into a survey

  • Ready-made question templates for different applications

  • Assessment surveys, giving feedback to users at the end of a survey

  • Defining evaluation rules to assign points to individual responses and providing users with a predefined feedback at the end of the survey

  • Anonymous and Not-Anonymous surveys

  • Surveys with open and closed user groups

  • Sending of invitations, reminders, and access keys for a survey

  • Option for participants to buffer answers to continue the survey at a later time

  • Template editor for creating your own page layout

  • Extensive and user-friendly back-end (admin page) in different languages

  • Possibility to enter the data directly in the back-end

  • Survey starting and expiry dates for automation

  • Enhanced import and export function (Text, CSV, MS Excel, PDF, SPSS, R, queXML)

  • Integrated statistical evaluation functions with graphical results presentation and possibilities for filtering as well as exporting to PDF & Excel

  • W3C compliance

Frequently Asked Questions

To whom do I send the survey?

What is to bear in mind when using the mailing list "Umfragen"?