GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences: Go to homepage

GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology 2019

The 8th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology took place at GESIS in Cologne from 01 to 23 August 2019. We enjoyed:

  • 252 participants
  • 12 one-week courses and 3 short courses
  • the expertise and skills of 31 lecturers and teaching assistants
  • three evening talks
  • and numerous outings and social highlights, among which 3 end-of-week parties with live music on the GESIS roof terrace.

You can download the flyer of the 8th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology here (3.16 MB).

Short Course A: Using Mplus for Latent-Variable Modeling: An Introduction (106 kB)
01.08.2019 - 02.08.2019 - Dr. Matthias Bluemke, Dr. Ai Miyamoto, Dr. Clemens Lechner

Short Course B: Research Designs and Causal Inference (118 kB)
01.08.2019 - 02.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Stefanie Eifler, Dr. Heinz Leitgöb

Short Course C: Introduction to Data Analysis Using Stata (99 kB)
01.08.2019 - 02.08.2019 - Dr. Kathrin Busch, Julia Klinger

Course 01: Introduction to Survey Design (1.32 MB)
05.08.2019 - 09.08.2019 - Asst. Prof. Dr. Bella Struminskaya, Ulrich Krieger

Course 02: Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling: Confirmatory Factor Analysis with Mplus (1.20 MB)
05.08.2019 - 09.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Jost Reinecke, Georg Kessler

Course 03: Questionnaire Design (1.04 MB)
05.08.2019 - 09.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Marek Fuchs

Course 04: Mathematical Tools for Social Scientists: A Refresher Course with R (0.93 MB)
05.08.2019 - 09.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Michael Greenacre, Dr. Oleg Nenadic

Course 05: Introductory Course to R with Applications from Data Analysis (750 kB)
12.08.2019 - 16.08.2019 - Dr. Jan-Philipp Kolb, Alexander Murray-Watters

Course 06: Mixed Mode and Mixed Device Survey (0.99 MB)
12.08.2019 - 16.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Edith de Leeuw, Asst. Prof. Dr. Vera Toepoel, Dr. Thomas Klausch

Course 07: Statistical Analysis of Incomplete Data
12.08.2019 - 16.08.2019 - Dr. Florian Meinfelder, Angelina Hammon

Course 08: Design and Implementation of Longitudinal Surveys (126 kB)
12.08.2019 - 16.08.2019 - Dr. Tarek Al Baghal, Dr. Alexandru Cernat

Course 09: Questionnaires for Cross Cultural Surveys (131 kB)
19.08.2019 - 23.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Michael Braun, Dr. Brita Dorer, Dr. Katja Hanke

Course 10: Sampling, Weighting, and Estimation (102 kB)
19.08.2019 - 23.08.2019 - Stephanie Eckmann, Ph.D.

Course 11: Pretesting (118 kB)
19.08.2019 - 23.08.2019 - Asst. Prof. Dr. Katharina Meitinger, Emily Geisen

Course 12: Factorial Survey Design (1.14 MB)
19.08.2019 - 23.08.2019 - Prof. Dr. Katrin Auspurg, Dr. Carsten Sauer

Evening Talks

08 August, Michael Greenacre & Oleg Nenadic -
'Data Visualization: The Wonderful Singular Value Decomposition' and 'Playing on the Keyboard'

15 August, Florian Meinfelder -
Split Questionnaire Survey Designs

22 August, Emily Geisen -
Improving Web Surveys through Visual Design and Usability

Short Courses Week

Saturday (3 August): Panorama Roundtrip on the Rhine

Week 1

Monday   (5 August at 18:30): Welcome Reception

Thursday (08 August at 18:30): End-of-Week Party

Saturday (10 August): Excursion to Königswinter

Week 2

Monday   (12 August at 18:30): Welcome Reception

Thursday (15 August at 18:30): End-of-Week Party

Saturday (17 August): Excursion Aachen

Week 3

Monday   (19 August at 18:30): Welcome Reception

Thursday (22 August at 18:30): Farewell Party