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WRDS (Wharton Research Data Services)

How to obtain access

To obtain access, you must request a personal account which is reserved for BI faculty and students at this WRDS-form.

Sign in with your BI email and accept ”Terms of Use” before completing registration.
BI students have to register as Student (Masters/ Undergrad)
 - use your - email when signing up.

Within a few days you will receive a confirmation that you can start using WRDS.


Log In to WRDS Using Two-Factor Authentication


Log In to WRDS Using Two-Factor Authentication

Learn how to register your smartphone and use Duo Mobile two-factor authentication



Access closed during 23.06 – 10.08

No Summer Access: WRDS is closed to students and PhDs in the period 23 June - 10 August. 
Our WRDS policy prohibits undergraduate/masters students from accessing WRDS during the extended break between semesters. The accounts are temporarily disabled by the system during this time. Once the new semester begins, students will automatically be granted access to their accounts. 

However - in special cases where you have to work on an assignment, the library may grant special access during this period.

Please contact the library to obtain access -