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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Applied Bayesian Statistics

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NOTE: this course is fully booked! New applicants will be placed on a waiting list.This 4-day course zooms in on the key concepts of Bayesian Statistics and advanced techniques for data-analysis. Topi...

15-April-2019 - 18-April-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 600.00
PhD level

Mplus: How to get started? (April)

Closed

A compact 1-day workshop on using Mplus to get you started. We will focus on how to get the syntax running; how to avoid common mistakes; how to interpret the output file and how to deal with error m...

16-April-2019 - 16-April-2019
0.5 ECTS
€ 200.00
PhD level

What does it mean to Decolonize? The Consumption of Life and the Regeneration of the Communal

Closed

The 10th anniversary of the Middelburg Decolonial Summer School, will explore the growing frustrations and disenchantments in face of the failed promises of modernity and development. The themes that ...

18-June-2019 - 04-July-2019
6.0 ECTS
€ 1260.00
Master level

Introduction to GIS for Human and Behavioral Scientists

Closed

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...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 300.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Land Governance for Development

Large-scale acquisition of land in the global South has received a great deal of interest in the last few years. Especially following the food crisis (2003-08), and stimulated by the growing demand fo...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 560.00
Master level

Hypothesis Evaluation: P-Values, Bayes Factor, and Information Criteria

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...

08-July-2019 - 11-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 550.00
Bachelor level

Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling using Mplus

Closed

NOTE: this course is fully booked! 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...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Psychodiagnostics: Theory and Skills Training

Closed

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 Clini...

08-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 750.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Alternative Education: Having Confidence in Children!

Closed

In this course, you will discover and discuss a different views on learning and teaching and on the development of children. Through expert meetings, school visits and workshops we will teach you the ...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 595.00
Bachelor level

Neurocognitive Methods in Infant and Toddler Research

Closed

The goal of this summer course is to acquaint young scientist with frequently applied methods in brain, cognition and behaviour research with infants and toddlers. Examples of methods are EEG, eyetrac...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 250.00
PhD level

Futuring for Sustainability

Closed

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 trans...

08-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 750.00
Master level

Introduction to Multilevel Analysis

Closed

NOTE: this course is fully booked! This course will teach you the theoretical basics of multilevel modeling and some important methodological and statistical issues. You will also learn how to an...

10-July-2019 - 12-July-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 450.00
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...

15-July-2019 - 26-July-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 630.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Advanced course on using Mplus

Closed

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 especi...

15-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Advanced Master level

Advanced Multilevel Analysis

Closed

NOTE: this course is fully booked!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 “Introdu...

15-July-2019 - 17-July-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 450.00
PhD level

Data Science: Statistical Programming with R

Closed

NOTE: This course is fully booked. R is rapidly becoming the standard platform for data analysis. This course offers an elaborate introduction into statistical programming in R. Students learn to...

15-July-2019 - 19-July-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
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 ...

15-July-2019 - 26-July-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 780.00
Bachelor level

Qualitative Research Catalogue: An Overview of Three Methods

Closed

This course is fully booked! New applicants will be placed on a waiting list.This course gives a bird’s eye view of the fundamentals of three qualitative research methods – Case study research, Ground...

15-July-2019 - 17-July-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 450.00
PhD level

Data Science: Data Analysis and Visualization

NOTE: This course is fully booked! New applicants will be placed on a waiting list.The course Data science: Data analysis and visualization offers a range of statistical and graphical techniques to un...

29-July-2019 - 02-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Demographics and Migration Crisis in Trump-era

Demographics, Migration Crisis in Trump-Era is a two week summer course that examines trends in global demographics, migration and migration policies today from interdisciplinary perspectives. Shifts ...

05-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
4.0 ECTS
€ 780.00
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 have a facult...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
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', 'Bilingual childr...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
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 linguistics...

12-August-2019 - 16-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Applied Multivariate Analysis

NOTE: This course is fully booked. New applicants will be placed on a waiting list.This summer school course ''Applied Multivariate Analysis'' offers hands-on experience using SPSS for the most freque...

12-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
3.0 ECTS
€ 550.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Developmental Psychopathology and Psychological Assessment in Youth

Closed

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

12-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
ECTS
€ 900.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Modeling the dynamics of intensive longitudinal data

Closed

NOTE: this course is fully booked! 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, e...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
PhD 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...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
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. ...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor 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...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
0.0 ECTS
€ 200.00
Advanced Bachelor level

Survey Research: Design, Implementation and Data Processing

NOTE: this course is fully booked! New applicants will be placed on a waiting list.Changes in technology and society strongly influence modern survey research. This course covers the essentials of mod...

19-August-2019 - 23-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

Survey Research: Statistical Analysis and Estimation

NOTE: this course is fully booked! New applicants will be placed on a waiting list.The course is based on a total survey error perspective and discusses the major sources of survey error. Participants...

26-August-2019 - 30-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
Master level

A Gentle Introduction to Bayesian Statistics

PLEASE NOTE: this course is almost fully booked!A highly interactive 5-day course gently introducing Bayesian estimation for linear regression analysis, factor analysis, approximate measurement invari...

26-August-2019 - 30-August-2019
1.5 ECTS
€ 600.00
PhD level

Advanced Survey Design

NOTE: this course is almost fully booked!This 4-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...

02-September-2019 - 05-September-2019
2.0 ECTS
€ 550.00
PhD level

Eye Tracking Research Toolbox 2019

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 ...

21-October-2019 - 23-October-2019
1.0 ECTS
€ 695.00
Advanced Master level

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