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Conducting Surveys

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


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 sur­

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"?