Open Source Software

Open source software is developed at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development. The projects listed below are available for reuse free of charge:



Castellum offers a centralised and secure solution for the data protection-compliant management of participant data throughout the entire study life cycle.

The core functions include the recruitment of participants using study-specific filters, the management of session dates, the generation of study-specific pseudonyms and the targeted verification of legal bases.

As an important building block in research data management, Castellum forms part of the library and scientific information service portfolio.

Information about Castellum can be found here:



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