This dataset defines Linked Data compatible URIs for major institutions and bodies of the European Union. These URIs, identifying organisations on the European level, can be used as canonical identifiers in datasets.
The dataset is manually updated and has last been modified on 5th August 2012.
The dataset has been published by Michael Hausenblas and Anja Jentzsch, enabled through funding received from the European Community under the Seventh Framework Programme (FP7), Grant Agreement No. 256975, LOD Around-The-Clock (LATC) Support Action.
The dataset is available under the Public Domain Dedication and License (PDDL).
Structure and Schema
Formats and Examples
The dataset is available in ...
- ... RDFa via http://institutions.publicdata.eu/
- ... Turtle via http://institutions.publicdata.eu/all.ttl
An example entity of this dataset is the European Commission with the URI: http://institutions.publicdata.eu/#ec.
The dataset contains 643 triples with 65 distinct entities in total and has the following data links:
- It links with owl:sameAs to DBpedia.
- It links with owl:sameAs to EU Agencies and decentralized bodies (Agencies).
In the dataset we use the following vocabularies:
This page is in fact a VoID description of the Institutions and Bodies of the European Union dataset in a machine-readable format. For more information how to describe a LOD dataset with VoID, see the W3C Note Describing Linked Datasets with the VoID Vocabulary.