SCHAC (SCHema for ACademia)

The SCHema for ACademia, SCHAC, is the result of the work carried out in the area of attributes coordination to address inter-institutional data exchange, recognised originally by the TF-EMC2 group and ongoing by REFEDS as a real need.

SCHAC aims to define and promote common schemas in the field of higher education to facilitate inter-institutional data exchange.

SCHAC is a collection of schemas that aim to facilitate interoperability among those institutions that decide to use them. SCHAC does not aim to replace the national schemas, but rather it aims to provide a common framework on top of the various national schema.

The most recent versions of the schema are available here.

The URN and OID registries are available here.