Development of an RDF schema for public affairs

As part of this project, an RDF schema is being created for the Federal Chancellery in order to model public affairs with the help of structured data in RDF.


  • Lead school Business School
  • Institute Institute for Public Sector Transformation
  • Research unit Data and Infrastructure
  • Strategic thematic field Thematic field "Humane Digital Transformation"
  • Funding organisation Others
  • Duration (planned) 01.02.2024 - 31.12.2024
  • Project management Dr. Benedikt Simon Hitz
  • Head of project Dr. Benedikt Simon Hitz
  • Project staff Dr. Benedikt Simon Hitz
  • Keywords RDF, Linked Data, Public Affairs


In future, the Federal Chancellery would like to manage and process its business more digitally without media discontinuity.

Course of action

An RDF schema is being created in collaboration with domain experts from the Federal Chancellery so that as much political business as possible can be handled with the help of structured data in future.

This project contributes to the following SDGs

  • 16: Peace, justice and strong institutions