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Online surveys made easy with IPM !

Important information for the users of the IPM OSS software:

A new version of IPM, called EUSurvey, has been published on JOINUP. This version comes up with a different user interface and appealing new features. EUSurvey is available at


Have you ever needed to

  • collect the opinions of stakeholders on a specific issue ?
  • rapidly consult businesses, citizens or other interested parties ?
  • conduct user satisfaction surveys ?
  • prepare conference registrations ?

IPM (Interactive Policy Making) is a multilingual online survey management system that features all steps involved in a survey life cycle like design, test, translation and launch of a survey, the management of attendees and the collection and analysis of replies. It handles different types of single and multiple response questions, as well as free text fields. Results can be displayed as histograms, percentages or in full details and can be exported to Excel.

With the IPM Open Source Software version, public administrations and private associations are given the opportunity to use this tool for their own needs.

For more information about the IPM application, please consult the IPM e-Library.

Should you have further questions, please contact us at


IPM offers:
  • An intuitive interface to design online questionnaires
  • Facilities to launch multilingual surveys
  • Access to results in real time, in charts or statistical layout
  • Search and filter facilities to analyse results
  • Export of data to excel worksheets
  • User administration: creation of groups, users, assignments or privileges
  • Registration forms: feature for conducting surveys with the same sample of respondents
  • Built-in publication of survey results
  • Online CSS editor
  • Web service for data extraction

Future plans

  • User interface/ergonomy redesign
  • Workflow simplification
  • Copy matrixes/sections
  • Online translation management
  • Enhanced matrixes
  • Improved exportation service
  • Improved web services
  • Administration module
  • Overall performance improvements  

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Public administration reference

IPM is financed by the ISA programme. The Directorate-General for Informatics of the European Commission is responsible for coordinating the development and the user community.

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