About The Program
The ICPSR Summer Program is internationally recognized as a preeminent learning environment for basic and advanced training in social science research methodologies and technologies. They stress the integration of methods of quantitative analysis within a broader context of substantive social research. Courses include hands-on analysis of research datasets, and the instructors are experts in their fields who are adept at making complex subject matter understandable. Whether you want to brush up on your basic skills in statistics and quantitative methods, keep apace of the latest analytic innovations, or develop research skills particular to a substantive problem, you’ll find the training you need.
You can now register for all 2015 ICPSR Summer Program courses through the online Portal.
The Summer Program offers two, consecutive four-week sessions that take place in Ann Arbor, Michigan on the University of Michigan campus. Workshops and lectures in the four-week sessions meet for one to two hours daily, Monday through Friday. The four-week sessions provide a unique opportunity to connect with participants from all over the world.
Three- to Five-Day Workshops
From May through August, the Summer Program is offering over 45 three- to five-day workshops that will take place in Ann Arbor, MI, as well as Amherst, MA; Berkeley, CA; Boulder, CO; Chapel Hill, NC; Manhattan, NY; and Montreal, QC.
The 2015 lineup of short workshops includes many popular, returning courses in data science, network analysis, and multilevel modeling. They are also offering several new workshops, including:
- Methodological Issues in the Study of Biopolitics | June 8-10 | Manhattan
- Regression Discontinuity Designs | June 15-17 | Ann Arbor
- Designing and Conducting Experiments in the Laboratory | June 22-26 | Ann Arbor
- Advanced Data Analytics: Statistical Learning and Latent Variables | July 20-24 | Ann Arbor
- Text Analytics | August 3-6 | Ann Arbor
- Qualitative Research Methods | August 10-12 | Chapel Hill
Fees and Discounts
You can view a full list of the registration fees here . Additionally, they offer discounts for returning participants, as well as participants who enroll in two or more fee-carrying 3- to 5-day workshops.