Getting started with Yoda

This hands-on workshop will get you started with using Yoda in your research. Yoda is a research data management solution developed at Utrecht University. You can use it to store, share, archive, and publish your data to make them FAIR (Findable, Accessible, Interoperable, Reusable). Yoda is suitable for working with a wide variety of data types and formats, including (sensitive) personal data.  

In this two-hour workshop, you will learn: 

  • What Yoda is and can do for you
  • How to get access to Yoda
  • How to store your data in Yoda
  • How to share your data with others
  • How to archive your data in Yoda
  • How to publish your data in Yoda
  • How to access your data in Yoda from your local computer 


  • No prerequisite knowledge is required to attend this workshop. 
  • This workshop is offered to Utrecht University staff and students only. 


There are no costs associated with this workshop. 

Planned Dates 

The workshop is planned for the following dates: 

For registration and practical information, please visit the agenda item for a specific workshop date. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule workshops due to insufficient registrations or unforeseen circumstances. 

We can also offer this workshop on request tailored to specific faculties, departments or research groups, as well as advanced users and data managers. Contact RDM Support for more information. 


This workshop takes about 2 hours. Due to the short duration of this workshop, you cannot earn ECTS for attending. 


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More information

You can find more information on how to use Yoda on the dedicated Yoda website or visit our weekly Walk-In Hours if you have any questions.