The aim of PERINE is to facilitate a profitable communication at European level between information suppliers and researchers in education in order to improve the use and the transparency of national and European information systems.
The database was created by institutions of eight European countries - England, Denmark, Italy, Lithuania, Austria, Hungary, Switzerland and Germany [represented by the DIPF]. The contents continues to be maintained by the partners [see also the project portal
The partners of PERINE collected and analyzed the online resources of the countries which they represent. The database offers also information on national and European institutions in the field of research on education. .