The VIA Institute on Character proudly offers the free VIA Survey, a scientifically-validated strength assessments for adults and youth. The VIA Survey has been taken by over 2 million people worldwide.
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The VIA Inventory of Strengths (commonly known as the VIA Survey) assesses strengths of character. The *NEW* VIA Survey-120 is a revised version of the original VIA-IS which was developed by renowned psychologist, Christopher Peterson, Ph.D. as a 240 item, scientifically validated, questionnaire that provided a rank order of an adult’s 24 character strengths. The new revised version takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and descriptive results reports are available for both individuals and professionals. The VIA Survey is offered in 19 languages. The VIA Survey is the only survey of strengths in the world that is free, online, and psychometrically valid. Please click here for psychometric information on this instrument.
The VIA Youth Inventory of Strengths (commonly known as the VIA Youth Survey) measures strengths of character through a 96 question survey. It takes approximately 15 minutes to complete and is designed for youth ages 11-17.
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The VIA Survey has been translated into the following languages:
The VIA Youth Survey has been translated into the following languages:
*These translations are in development and have not yet been validated. Thank you for helping VIA test them for reliability and accuracy by taking the VIA Inventory of Strengths in your native language.