we are happy to announce the program of the 8th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology. The Summer School 2019 will be held from 01 to 23 August at GESIS Cologne, Germany. 16 courses are scheduled, among them 4 short courses and 12 one-week courses. New to the program are courses on “Questionnaires for Cross Cultural Surveys” and “Pretesting”. The courses “Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists” and “Factorial Survey Design” return to the Summer School program after a break.
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:
Week 0 (01 - 02 August):
Dr. Matthias Blümke, Dr. Ai Miyamoto, Dr. Clemens Lechner (GESIS, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Stefanie Eifler, Dr. Heinz Leitgöb (Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany)
Dr. Kathrin Busch, Julia Klinger (GESIS, Germany)
Dr. Sebastian Netscher, Dr. Anja Perry (GESIS, Germany)
Week 1 (05 - 09 August):
Asst. Prof. Dr. Bella Struminskaya (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands), Ulrich Krieger (University of Mannheim, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Jost Reinecke, Georg Kessler (University of Bielefeld, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Marek Fuchs, Anke Metzler (Darmstadt University of Technology, Germany)
Prof Dr. Michael Greenacre (University Pompeu Fabra, Barcelona, Spain), Dr. Oleg Nenadic (University of Göttingen, Germany)
Week 2 (12 - 16 August):
Dr. Jan-Philipp Kolb, Alexander Murray-Watters (GESIS, Germany)
Prof. Dr. Edith de Leeuw, Asst. Prof. Dr. Vera Toepoel, (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands), Dr. Thomas Klausch (VU University Medical Center Amsterdam, The Netherlands)
Dr. Florian Meinfelder, Angelina Hammon (University of Bamberg, Germany)
Dr. Tarek Al Baghal (University of Essex, United Kingdom), Dr. Alexandru Cernat (University of Manchester, United Kingdom)
Week 3 (August 19 - 23 August):
Questionnaires for Cross Cultural Surveys
Prof. Dr. Michael Braun (University of Mannheim & GESIS, Germany), Brita Dorer, Dr. Katja Hanke (GESIS, Germany)
Stephanie Eckman, PhD (RTI International, USA)
Asst. Prof. Dr. Katharina Meitinger (University of Utrecht, The Netherlands), Emily Geisen (RTI International, USA)
Factorial Survey Design
Prof. Dr. Katrin Auspurg (Ludwig Maximilian University Munich, Germany), Dr. Carsten Sauer (Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands)
Scholarships, ECTS Credits & More
15 Scholarships are available to Summer School participants. 10 of them are awarded by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)/ Institute of Sociology and Social Psychology (ISS) of the University of Cologne.5 grants are disbursed by European Survey Research Association (ESRA).
Thanks to our cooperation with the Center for Doctoral Studies in Social Sciences (CDSS) of the University of Mannheim, participants can obtain 4 ECTS points per one-week course.
In addition to courses, we have set evening talks by experts in Survey Methodology and prepared a number of plenary and social events such as weekly welcome receptions, cultural and social excursions.
Register now! You will find more information here!