General description

1KA is an open source application that enables services for online surveys. The development takes place at the Centre for Social Informatics, at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. The University of Ljubljana is also the formal owner or addressee of the corresponding intellectual property.

It is an online service (SaaS - Software as a Service) that combines support for following functionalities:

  • Development, design and technical creation of an online questionnaire.
  • The implementation of online survey: support for invitations, publication and distribution of data.
  • Compiling and analysing data and paradata.

1KA basic guideline is to minimize the number of clicks - hence the designation EnKlikAnketa (1KA) (which is translated as 'One click survey'). All operations are therefore carried out with a minimum number of clicks or pressures on the keyboard (keystrokes).

1KA application can be installed on any server. Parent installation is on the domain, on the server of the Centre for Social Informatics, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana. The application can be used free of charge for the purposes of online surveys, under certain terms of use.

1KA service for online surveys hosted more than 1.2 million completed questionnaires solely on a parent installation (, the total number of registered users in 2015 has exceeded 28,000.

Service for surveying for a a specific questionnaire can also be performed locally - in terms of installation of 1KA application on a desktop computer, laptop or tablet (Windows) - ie as an off-line 1KA application for the purposes of personal interviewing using a computer (CAPI - Computer Assisted Personal Interviewing).

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