Social Science Research Methods


National University of Singapore Summer School, 8-9 Jun 2015

Dear colleagues,

The 4th Annual IPSA-NUS Summer School for Social Science Research Methods might be of interest to some of you, your colleagues, students, and friends as it offers rigorous and affordable*, hands-on methods training by highly experienced international faculty in one of the world’s most exciting cities.

The Methods School will be held at the National University of Singapore, June 8-19, 2015, in cooperation with the International Political Science Association. It offers nine state-of-the-art quantitative and qualitative one- and two-week methods courses:

  • Bayesian Analysis (Simon Jackman, Stanford)
  • Case Study Analysis (Cameron Thies, Arizona State)
  • Discourse and Visual Analysis (Terrell Carver, Bristol)
  • Introduction to Applied Data Analysis (Tobias Hofmann, Utah)
  • Mixed Methods (Max Bergman, Basel)
  • Modern Regression Analysis (Guy Whitten, Texas A&M)
  • Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) (Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Marburg)
  • Quantitative Text Analysis (Inaki Sagarzazu, Glasgow)
  • Survey Methods (Bruno Cautres, Sciences Po Paris)

For more information on the various courses and instructors, the exceptionally low registration rates, and more, visit the Methods School website ( or contact

Best regards, The IPSA-NUS Methods School team

*As the Methods School is a non-profit venture, it can offer the same quality of instruction as other summer programs at a much better price (cf. It represents excellent value for money even if you factor in travel to Singapore and especially if participation is combined with research, a presentation or talk, or a vacation in the Asia-Pacific. *