International Network


People interested in the use of COPSOQ find the guidelines of the network and the items of COPSOQ 3 here.

COPSOQ users (licensee) are authorized to:

Share - Copy and redistribute the material regardless of medium or format. The licensor (COPSOQ network) can not revoke these freedoms as long as the user complies with the guidelines and license terms.

Under the following conditions:

Licensee must provide proper recognition of the guidelines. Licensee must do so in accordance with good practice, and not in a way that provides a picture that the licensor supports the Licensee or use.

If Licensee remixes, transforms, or builds on the material, the licensee may not distribute the modified material as "COPSOQ".

No further restrictions - licensee may not apply legal restrictions or technology methods that legally restrict others from doing anything permitted by the license.

When used in workplaces, the survey is included in a coherent process following the guidelines presented below.

When used for commercial purposes the questionnaire is free to use. Notice, no fee can be charged for use of the questionnaire per se, but fees for assessment, advice, analysis, training etc is allowed.


No warranties are given. The license gives or does not provide all the necessary terms for the Licensee's intended use of the work. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy, or non-proprietary rights may limit how the Licensee may use the work.

Before starting your own COPSOQ activity (translation, adaption, etc.) please have a look at the network's website, if there is already a COPSOQ-network-member from your country or a validated version of the questionnaire for your country or language. If yes, please contact this person(s) before you start in order to avoid different versions for one country / language.

Agreed guidelines for the use of COPSOQ III

Scales and Items of COPSOQ III questionnaire

A publication on COPSOQ 3 is submitted (7/18).

COPSOQ international network, July 9th 2018