Change the study owner

Use these steps to change the study owner.

Plan Availability: Essentials, Professional, International, and Premium
👥 User roles: Researchers (if they own the study), Owners and Admins
For more information, see our article on how to find your plan and user role.



  • Only the owner of a study or an Administrator can change the study owner.
  • The Owner option is only available for individual users and not teams.
  • Users with Results Only Access can't be made Owners unless they are given full access.


To change the study owner, follow these steps:

  1. Go to the Monitor section of your study.
  2. Under Study Monitor in the left column, select Share Settings.
  3. Check if the user you want to add as an owner is under Who has access to this study and has View & Edit access.
    • Yes: Go to Step 8.
    • No: Go to Step 4.
  4. If the new owner isn't in this list, find them in the Account Directory.
  5. Check the box next to their name.
  6. Click Add user.
  7. Find this user under Who has access to this study.
  8. In the Access level column, select Owner from the dropdown.
  9. Click Save
    • Only the new Owner has full access to the study.
    • If you were the owner previously, you now only have View & Edit access to the study.


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