Welcome to MEDem!

The European infrastructure for unlocking the true potential of data-driven democracy research.

What is MEDem?

Monitoring Electoral Democracy (MEDem) is a new, evolving European research infrastructure that will enable better, more comprehensive, and highly innovative comparative research on electoral democracies by bringing together and linking data sources on the functioning of democracies, and by building standards and instruments for data collection and analysis.

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The team of seven is located at Kolingasse at the University of Vienna and is mainly responsible for building up the MEDem Research Infrastructure and...


The MEDem Headquarters team thanks the City of Vienna for supporting the upcoming MEDem Conference in March.


From the 30th to 31st of March 2023, the MEDem Headquarters team will host a two-day workshop and scientific conference at the University of Vienna to...


Welcome to the Monitoring Electoral Democracies (MEDem) Website! We are looking forward to sharing updates and information in the process of...