40th GESIS Methods Seminar - 14 September to 2 October 2020

The final program of the 40th GESIS Methods Seminar that will take place from 14 September to 2 October 2020. For the first time since it was established, the Methods Seminar will take place online as a virtual methods school.

Three courses in German are on offer introducing the basics of uni- and bivariate statistics as well as different regression models as used in the social sciences and digital humanities. The seminars in English cover methods and techniques for big data – such as Machine Learning or Text Mining – using R or Python. These seminars should be interesting to all data scientists, social scientists, and researchers in the digital humanities that collect and analyze data from the web, social media, or digital text archive.

The following courses are offered in 2020:

Methoden der sozialwissenschaftlichen Statistik (in German):

Uni- und bivariate Statistik mit Stata (14 – 18 September)

Einführung in die Regressionsanalyse mit Stata (21 – 25 September)

Einführung in die Panel- und Mehrebenenanalyse mit Stata (28 September – 02 October)

Methods of Computational Social Science (in English):

Introduction to Python for Social Scientists (14 – 15 September)

Introduction to Data Science with Python (16 – 18 September)

Introduction to Social Network Science with Python (21 – 25 September)

Text Mining with R (28 September – 02 October)


Thanks to our cooperation with the a.r.t.e.s. Graduate School for the Humanities at the University of Cologneparticipants of the Methods Seminar may earn 2 European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) points per course for active participation.

For detailed course descriptions and registration visit  www.gesis.org/methodenseminar