Deutsche Vereinigung für Politikwissenschaft
03.08. - 26.08.2022

Summer School in Survey Methodology

The GESIS Summer School 2022 will take place from 03 to 26 August 2022. For the first time, the GESIS Summer School will be organized as a hybrid event: Some courses will be held on-site in Cologne and some online.


Join lecturers and participants from all over the world and from many different fields in meeting in person and online to take part in Europe's leading summer school in survey methodology, research design, and data collection. There is no registration deadline, but places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.


Week 0 (03-05 Aug)

  • Using Directed Acyclic Graphs for Causal & Statistical Inference (online)
  • Introduction to Stata for Data Management and Analysis (online)

Week 1 (08-12 Aug)

  • Introduction to Survey Design (on-site)
  • Designing, Implementing, and Analyzing Longitudinal Surveys (on-site)
  • Data Science Techniques for Survey Researchers (online)
  • (Non-)Probability Samples in the Social Sciences (online)

Week 2 (15-19 Aug)

  • Questionnaire Design (on-site)
  • Introduction to R for Data Analysis (online)
  • Factorial Survey Design (on-site)
  • Design and Implementation of Web Surveys (online)

Week 3 (22-26 Aug)

  • Applied Multiple Imputation (on-site)
  • Collecting and Analyzing Longitudinal Social Network Data (on-site)
  • Sampling and Weighting in Survey Statistics (22-23 Aug, online)
  • Mixed-Mode Surveys (24-26 Aug, online)