ICPSR Summer Program courses & scholarships

2019 ICPSR Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research

Founded in 1963, the ICPSR Summer Program offers rigorous, hands-on training in statistics, quantitative methods, and data analysis for students, faculty, and researchers of all skill levels and backgrounds. The ICPSR Summer Program is world-renowned for its premier quality of instruction, fun learning environment, and unparalleled networking opportunities.

Registration is now open. For more information, visit www.icpsr.umich.edu/sumprog or contact sumprog@icpsr.umich.edu or (734) 763-7400.


For those needing to learn a specific methodological technique in just a few days, the Summer Program offers more than 40 short workshops, including:  

  • Social Science Data and Model Visualization in R (May 16-17, Houston)
  • Group-based Trajectory Modeling for the Medical and Social Sciences (May 22-24, Ann Arbor)
  • Advanced Multilevel Modeling with HLM (May 28-31, Amherst)
  • Multilevel Modeling with HLM and SPSS (June 3-7, Amherst)
  • Latent Growth Curve Models (LGCM): A Structural Equation Modeling Approach (June 3-7, Chapel Hill)
  • Growth Mixture Models: A Structural Equation Modeling Approach (June 10-12, Chapel Hill)
  • Introduction to Mixed Methods Research (June 12-14, Chapel Hill)
  • Analyzing Intensive Longitudinal Data: A Guide to Diary, Experience Sampling, and Ecological Momentary Assessment Methods (June 24-28, Amherst)
  • Statistical Methods for Sociogenomics and Behavioral Epigenomics (July 1-3, Salt Lake City)


Held at the University of Michigan, the Summer Program’s Four-week Sessions provide an immersive learning experience—think “summer camp for social scientists”! Participants in our First (June 24 - July 19) and Second (July 22 - August 16) Sessions can choose from more than 40 courses, including regression, Bayesian analysis, longitudinal analysis, game theory, MLE, SEM, causal inference, machine learning, multilevel models, race/ethnicity and quantitative methods, and more. 

Scholarships are available for students in psychology, sociology, public policy, and education. Scholarships are also available to graduate students from under-represented groups.

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