GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

7 April 2017

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GESIS have announced the program of the 6th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology that will take place from August 3-25 2017 in Cologne. Register now for the courses of your choice at

The GESIS Summer School is ideal for anyone interested in improving their general knowledge and skills in survey methodology, wants to update their methodological expertise in specific areas of survey methodology or wants to learn how to properly analyze survey data. Participants completing a one-week course have the opportunity to earn European Credit Transfer System (ECTS) points and scholarships sponsored by DAAD and ESRA are available. You can find detailed information on how to apply for these here.

Week 0 (Short Courses, 08/03-04)

  • Preparing Data for Re-Use
  • Research Designs and Causal Inference
  • Introduction to Data Analysis Using Mplus

Week 1 (08/07-11)

  • Introduction to Survey Design
  • Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling
  • Introduction to Data Analysis Using R
  • Design and Implementation of Longitudinal Surveys

Week 2 (08/14-18)

  • Questionnaire Design
  • Assessing Measurement Quality
  • SEM for Longitudinal and Panel Data
  • Introduction to Data Analysis Using Stata (Short Course, 08/17-18)

Week 3 (08/21-25)

  • Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists
  • Meta-Analysis
  • Item Nonresponse and Multiple Imputation
  • Sampling, Weighting, and Estimation

Detailed course descriptions are now available over at, where you can register for the courses of your choice.

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