Social Sciences Courses

Under the heading Social Sciences, Utrecht Summer School offers courses on education studies, conflict management, psychology, linguistics, mediation and geosciences. Several statistics courses in both quantitative and qualitative methods are also offered.

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Mplus: How to get started? (April)

If you expect to work with the software Mplus, this course can help you to get started!  This course is a compact 1-day workshop on using Mplus to get you started. We will focus on how to ge...

08-April-2020 - 08-April-2020
0.5 ECTS
€ 250.00
Advanced Master level

Applied Bayesian Statistics (April)

This 5-day course zooms in on the key concepts of Bayesian Statistics and advanced techniques for data-analysis. Topics that are covered include: density of the data, prior and posterior distribution,...

20-April-2020 - 24-April-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

The Communal, the Museum and the End of the Contemporary: Decolonial Summer School

This summer school course will focus on the communal and modern/colonial histories, looking in particular at the role of museums and other cultural institutions and their (potential) impact on so...

23-June-2020 - 08-July-2020
6.0 ECTS
€ 900.00
Master level

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus

We offer a 5-day course on how to perform basic SEM analyses using Mplus. The main objective of this course is to learn how to analyse several models with Mplus (e.g., path models, multiple group mode...

06-July-2020 - 10-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Qualitative Research Catalogue: An Overview of Three Methods

This course gives a bird’s eye view of the fundamentals of three qualitative research methods – Case study research, Grounded theory, and Ethnography. The purpose of this course is therefo...

06-July-2020 - 10-July-2020
1.0 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Data Science: Statistical Programming with R

R is rapidly becoming the standard platform for data analysis. This course offers an elaborate introduction into statistical programming in R. Students learn to operate R, form pipelines for data anal...

06-July-2020 - 10-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Hypothesis Testing 3.0

This 4-day course discusses the evaluation of theory-based hypotheses using p-values, the Bayes factor, and information criteria. There will be attention for contemporary phenomena, like publication b...

06-July-2020 - 09-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Land Governance for Development

Welcome to the LANDac Annual International Summer School. Large-scale acquisition of land in the Global South has received a great deal of interest in the last few years. Especially followin...

06-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
3.0 ECTS
€ 560.00
Master level

Introduction to GIS for Human and Behavioral Scientists

The objective of the course is to provide students, that have a background in social, human or behavioral sciences, with an introduction to GIS (Geographic Information Systems). This course aims at hi...

06-July-2020 - 10-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 300.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Psychodiagnostics: Theory and Skills Training

This summer, Utrecht University offers you a 'bridging' course in psychodiagnostics, in order to overcome deficiencies in psychodiagnostics and assessment for entering the master course Clinic...

06-July-2020 - 16-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 900.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

This course will teach you the theoretical basics of multilevel modelling and some important methodological and statistical issues. You will also learn how to analyse multilevel data sets with the HLM...

08-July-2020 - 10-July-2020
1.0 ECTS
€ 500.00
Advanced Master level

CLIL/EMI Train-the-Trainer

Experienced CLIL (Content and Language Integrated Learning) or EMI (English Medium Instruction) teachers learn to become fully-fledged CLIL trainers. This practical, hands-on course encourages teacher...

13-July-2020 - 24-July-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 1600.00
Master level

Advanced course on using Mplus

This is a five-day course on structural equation modeling (SEM) using Mplus. If you already know how to analyse your data in Mplus but want to learn more about what you are actually doing, and es...

13-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Advanced Multilevel Analysis

This three day course will teach you advanced topics in multilevel modelling. The three-day course builds upon the contents of the other summer school course “Introduction to multilevel analysis...

13-July-2020 - 15-July-2020
1.0 ECTS
€ 500.00
Advanced Master level

Migration, Integration and Ethnic Relations

Migration has made European countries ethnically and culturally more diverse. While migrants try to find their way in a new and sometimes hostile environment, host populations also have to adapt to mi...

13-July-2020 - 24-July-2020
3.0 ECTS
€ 850.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Data Science: Multiple imputation in practice

This 4-day course teaches you the basics in solving your own missing data problems appropriately. Participants will learn how to form imputation models, how to combine data sets, how to model non-resp...

13-July-2020 - 16-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Futuring for Sustainability

What we do in the present is profoundly influenced by our expectations of our futures. Join us for an interactive course to understand how techniques of futuring contribute to realizing societal ...

13-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 750.00
Advanced Master level

Sense making of GPS Data in a GIS environment

This course focuses on analysis of outdoor movements in space and transport network-based distances. The objective is to provide students with insight in the principles of sense making of GPS Dat...

13-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 300.00
Master level

The Future of Diplomacy & Activism: Dealing with Collective Action Problems

As a professional and an individual you will encounter problems you can't solve on your own but only solve through collective action. Think of problems such as worldproblems like climatechang...

13-July-2020 - 17-July-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 475.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Data Science: Data Analysis

The course Data science: Data Analysis offers a range of statistical techniques and algorithms from statistics, machine learning and data mining to make predict future events and uncover hidden struct...

20-July-2020 - 24-July-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Contemporary and International Conflict Management

Conflict management has become a prominent field of inquiry and practice in three main areas: scholarly, policy-oriented, and operational. In this setting, the course aims to enhance understanding of ...

20-July-2020 - 31-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 860.00
Bachelor level

Advanced Communication Skills: Between Persuasion and Empathy

Effective communication is key for high performing professionals. But many students do not learn advanced communication skills during their studies. Two experienced professionals teach you the most va...

20-July-2020 - 30-July-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 1100.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Global Trends in Demographics and Migration

Global trends in Demographics and Migration is a two-week summer course that examines developments in worldwide and regional changes in the population composition (declining birth rates and ageing) an...

03-August-2020 - 14-August-2020
4.0 ECTS
€ 780.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Conflict Resolution and Mediation Skills

This course offers you a challenging introduction to conflict resolution and mediation skills. The main focus of the course is to make you familiar with the backgrounds of human conflict beh...

10-August-2020 - 20-August-2020
3.0 ECTS
€ 950.00
Bachelor level

Developmental Psychopathology and Psychological Assessment in Childhood and Adolescence

This course provides students with theoretical knowledge on developmental psychopathology. Students acquire knowledge on most common problems in youth, age specific characteristics of psychopathology ...

10-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 900.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Survey Research: Design, Implementation and Data Processing

Changes in technology and society strongly influence modern survey research. This course covers the essentials of modern survey methodology and analysis and is organized by the Department of Methodolo...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Modeling the Dynamics of Intensive Longitudinal Data

This is a five-day course on how to study dynamics in intensive longitudinal data, such as ambulatory assessments (AA), experience sampling method (ESM) data, ecological momentary assessments (EMA), r...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
PhD level

Applied Multivariate Analysis

The summer school course 'Applied Multivariate Analysis' offers hands-on experience using SPSS for the most frequently encountered multivariate statistical techniques in the social and be...

17-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
3.0 ECTS
€ 600.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Introduction to Generative Syntax - UiL OTS

In this course, students will be introduced to the basics of generative linguistics, the theoretical framework evolved from and based on Noam Chomsky’s work. The formal tools of generative lingu...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Bilingualism - UiL OTS

Ask someone their opinion on bilingualism and you are likely to hear statements such as: learning two languages from birth confuses children and impairs their cognitive development', 'Bilingua...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

The Biology of Language: Language Evolution - Uil OTS

Humans have ‘language’, animals do not. In this course we investigate on the basis of what evidence we can make such a claim. What exactly is language? Can we can say that animals do not h...

17-August-2020 - 21-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

A Crash Course in Urban Sound Design

Urban Sound Design is an emerging sub-discipline within urban planning and design. Discussions about sound in our environment tend to focus on the problematic attributes, such as the noise of traffic ...

17-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 850.00
Bachelor level

Survey Research: Statistical Analysis and Estimation

The course is based on a total survey error perspective and discusses the major sources of survey error. Participants will be presented with tools for detection and adjustment of such errors. Analysis...

24-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
1.5 ECTS
€ 700.00
Advanced Master level

Introduction to Semantics in L1 and L2 Acquisition - UiL OTS

This course introduces the basics of (formal) semantics and first and second language (L1/L2) acquisition as well as the interface between them. Days 1 and 2 are devoted to the introduction of a broad...

24-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Psycholinguistics - UiL OTS

This elementary to intermediate level course will provide the student with a basic knowledge of psycholinguistics, a research domain on the intersection of linguistics, psychology and neuroscience. Th...

24-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Research design for Experimental Linguists - Uil OTS

This course treats the basics of methodology and statistics for experimental linguists. In this course you will learn about important aspects of a quantitative study design (research methodology), the...

24-August-2020 - 28-August-2020
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Advanced Survey Design

This 5-day course in ‘advanced survey design’ takes students beyond the introductory courses offered in BA and MA programmes and will discuss the state of the art in both the design o...

31-August-2020 - 04-September-2020
2.0 ECTS
€ 700.00
PhD level

Eye Tracking Research Toolbox

Eye tracking is a powerful method to study the human mind and behavior. This course will allow you to explore key concepts in eye tracking research and help you integrate it in your study. The course ...

19-October-2020 - 21-October-2020
1.0 ECTS
€ 695.00
Advanced Master level

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