REDCap - now available at the University of Helsinki

REDCap is a secure web platform for building and managing online databases and surveys. The application is available to all students and staff at the University of Helsinki.

REDCap (Research Electronic Data Capture) is a secure web application for building and managing online surveys and databases. Log into the REDCap system with your University of Helsinki username and password:

REDCap is especially useful for collecting and managing sensitive and personal information. It was created in 2004 at Vanderbilt University and it is constantly developed by the members of the consortium.  

REDCap is installed on the University of Helsinki's own servers and the data collected when using the application is also stored on the University's own servers. REDCap provides automated export procedures for data downloads to Excel and common statistical packages (SPSS, SAS, Stata, R).

Detailed instructions and training videos can be found on REDCap’s website. University of Helsinki Datasupport also provides also training in the REDcap application.

If you have questions about REDCap, please email