9th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology, 30 July – 21 August 2020 in Cologne

Dear students/PhD students,

We are happy to announce the program of the 9th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology. The Summer School takes place 30 July – 21 August 2020 at GESIS in Cologne, Germany. Registration is open at http://bit.ly/2020-gesis-summer-school

Don’t miss the opportunity to master advanced techniques of statistical data analyses with renowned international experts. Here is an overview of this year's courses:


Short courses (30 - 31 July)

Introduction to Data Analysis Using Stata

Introduction to Data Analysis Using MPlus


Week 1 (03 - 07 August)

Research Designs and Causal Inference

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling: Confirmatory Factor Analysis with MPlus

Introduction to Data Analysis Using R

Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists: A Refresher Course with R


Week 2 (10 - 14 August)

Introduction to Survey Design

Applied Multiple Imputation

Web Surveys

Applied Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis


Week 3 (17 - 21 August)

Questionnaire Design

Survey Sampling and Weighting

Designing, Implementing, and Analyzing Longitudinal Surveys

Mixed Methods and Multimethod Research


For detailed course descriptions and registration visit training.gesis.org


Thanks to our cooperation with the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social and Behavioral Sciences (CDSS) at the University of Mannheim, participants can obtain 4 ECTS credit points per one-week course.

Scholarships sponsored by the European Survey Research Association (ESRA) are available. For more information on scholarships please visit http://bit.ly/gss20-scholarships

Participants are invited to attend several plenary and social events including evening talks by experts in Survey Methodology, weekly welcome receptions as well as cultural and social excursions.

There is no registration deadline, but to secure a place in the course(s) of your choice and to book affordable accommodation, we strongly recommend that you register as soon as possible.


Thank you and best wishes,

Your GESIS Summer School team


GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences
GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology
email: summerschool@gesis.org
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