A new dataset entitled “Between Art and Research: Evaluation of Creative Arts in Performance-Based Research Funding Systems” has been published in the QDA. The author of the dataset is Dr. Karolina Lewandowska. The dataset contains 40 anonymized transcriptions of interviews with employees of Polish public art universities and art departments operating at universities with a general academic profile. The aim of the study was to identify the impact of the evaluation of the quality of scientific activity on employees of art universities and faculties in Poland. The study was conducted under National Science Center grant 2019/35/D/HS5/00009.