The project OpenSCHUFA examines the scoring process of Germany's largest credit agency based on a large-scale crowdsourcing campaign.

OpenSCHUFA is a joint project of the Open Knowledge Foundation Germany and AlgorithmWatch. With OpenSCHUFA we want to focus on the comprehensive data collection and automated evaluation of the financial behavior of almost all adult residents in Germany: In our opinion, there is too little transparency and democratic control over this credit scoring by the well-known credit agency SCHUFA. The project runs from the beginning of 2018 until February 2019.

Published: January 27, 2019

Project lead: Lorenz Matzat Funded by:  crowdfunding