1st GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

13.01.2012

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences offers a new research methods training opportunity:

The 1st GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology.

This event is designed for doctoral students and junior researchers who wish to conduct their own survey or to improve their understanding of the generation and quality of existing survey data. It will take place from August 9 to 25, 2012 at the University of Cologne, Germany.

The programme includes refresher courses, main courses around 10 themes, a stimulating evening as well as a social programme. The main course themes are:

  • Questionnaire Design
  • Complex Survey Sampling
  • Measurement, Interview and Data Quality
  • Mail Surveys
  • Web Surveys
  • Mixed Methods
  • Vignette Analysis
  • Nonresponse
  • Cross-National Comparative Surveys
  • Translation and Harmonisation in Cross-National Surveys

Online application has just started, so please go to our website for further information, a pdf brochure, and access to the application system. Also check out our facebook page!

We would be grateful if you could forward this information to potential participants.

Best wishes,

Silke Schneider and the GESIS Summer School team

 

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Dr. Silke Schneider

Head, Knowledge Transfer Department

GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology

GESIS - Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences

P.O. Box 12 21 55

68072 Mannheim

Germany

 

summerschool@gesis.org

www.gesis.org/summerschool

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