The VIA Survey was developed by renowned psychologist, Christopher Peterson, Ph.D., and was originally 240-questions. In 2013, the VIA Institute validated and launched an abbreviated version of the VIA Survey that is 120-questions.

Most recently, over a 2-year period, VIA's Senior Scientist, Robert McGrath, Ph.D., conducted a complete revision of the VIA Survey to shorten the survey, make improvements to individual strength scales, detail the development and validation process, and create a structured system for translations. We now offer this updated 96-question VIA Survey on the website. It is currently available in English and we are working on translations in other languages. The languages in bold are the newly updated 96-question version. All other languages are either the 120-question VIA Survey or, if marked with an asterisk*, the 240-question VIA Survey.

  • Afrikaans*
  • Arabic
  • Arabic (Saudi Arabia)*
  • Bulgarian*
  • Chinese (Simplified)
  • Chinese (Traditional)
  • Chinese (Traditional-Taiwan)
  • Croatian*
  • Danish
  • Dutch
  • English
  • Farsi (Persian)
  • Filipino
  • Finnish
  • French
  • Georgian*
  • German
  • Greek
  • Hebrew
  • Hindi*
  • Hungarian
  • Indonesian
  • Italian
  • Japanese
  • Khmer*
  • Korean
  • Marathi*
  • Norwegian
  • Polish
  • Portuguese (Brazil)
  • Portuguese (Portugal)
  • Romanian*
  • Russian
  • Slovenian
  • Spanish
  • Swedish
  • Thai
  • Turkish
  • Ukrainian*
  • Urdu
  • Vietnamese*

Translations marked with an asterisk* are in development and have not yet been evaluated for reliability. Thank you for helping VIA test them for reliability and accuracy by taking the VIA Inventory of Strengths in your native language.

If you would like to volunteer to translate the new 96-question VIA Survey, please contact us here.