Data License

EventKG is publicly available under a persistent URI 11 under the CC BY 4.0 license (


The EventKG schema. Arrows with an open arrow head denote rdfs:subClassOf properties between the classes and regular regular arrows visualize the rdfs:domain and rdfs:range restrictions on properties between instances of the classes. The schema is based on the Simple Event Model Ontology. Terms from other reused vocabularies are colored green. Additional classes and properties introduced in EventKG are colored orange.

The Turtle file describing the EventKG schema can be downloaded here.

  • rdf:
  • dcterms:
  • so:
  • dbo:
  • sem:
  • tim:
  • eventKG-s:

Example Relation

Example of the event representing the participation of Barack Obama in his second inauguration as US president in 2013 as modeled in EventKG.