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*9th International Research Workshop "Methods for PhD" near Flensburg, **September 
27 – October 2, 2015*

Empirical research is seeking through methodological processes to discover, 
hopefully, nontrivial facts and insights. Beside choosing a topic and 
grounding an idea in theory, empirical research consists of gathering and 
analysing data as well as presenting results in scientific contexts.

Our workshop tackles these steps of your research project:

   - Gathering data via (un)structured interviews or surveys and
   - using the computer for qualitative and quantitative data analysis.
The *regular workshop fee is 439 Euro*. It covers the participation in 
three courses, meals and accommodation. The workshop fee is 279 Euro 
without accommodation (only meals are included).

It is possible to get a certificate on *5 credit points* (according to the 
European Credit Transfer System).

*The following courses will be offered:*

Parallel courses offered Monday and Tuesday morning (September 28/29):

   - Data Analysis with R 
   - Data Analysis with Stata 
   - Grounded Theory
   - Qualitative Interviews
   - Introduction to the SOEP and Applied Survival Analysis 
Parallel courses offered Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday (September 29/30):

   - Analysing Panel and Spatial Data 
   - Analysis of Qualitative Data and Exploratory Statistics 
   - Questionnaire Design 
   - Case Study Research 
   - Structural Equation Modelling (SEM) with R 
Parallel courses at the SDU (October 1):

   - Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA) 
   - Academic Writing 
   - Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Modelling and Its Applications to 
   Policy Impact Analysis
   - Measuring Preferences using Conjoint Analytic Methods 
   - Introduction to Network Analysis 
*PLEASE note that the number of participants is limited to about 20 persons 
per course!*

For further information, especially lecturers, program, organizers and 
registration visit our website <>.

For any questions don't hesitate to contact the workshop committee 
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Register for the 9th International Research Workshop. 

The International Research Workshop is organised by

   - Prof. Dr. Wenzel Matiaske, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, 
   Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of Federal Armed Forces and Research 
   Professor at the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin)
   - Asst. Prof. Dr. Simon Fietze, Department of Border Region Studies, 
   University of Southern Denmark, Campus Sønderborg
   - Dr. Heiko Stüber, Institute for Employment Research (IAB), The 
   Research Institute of the Federal Employment Agency in Nuremberg
The workshop is supported by

   - Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of the Federal Armed Forces 
   - University of Southern Denmark/Department of Border Region Studies
   - Institute of Employment Research (IAB) Nuremberg
   - Europa-Universität Flensburg
   - University of Hamburg, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
   - University of Hamburg, School of Business
   - Leuphana University Lüneburg, Faculty of Economics
   - Werkstatt für Personal- und Organisationsforschung e.V.
   - German Socio-Economic Panel Study (SOEP) at the DIW Berlin 
*27 September - 2 October 2015*
Akademie Sankelmark, Flensburg (Germany)
University of Southern Denmark, Sønderborg (Denmark)

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Med venlig hilsen/Kind regards
*Simon Fietze*
Adjunkt/Assistant Professor

Syddansk Universitet
Institut for Grænseregionsforskning
Alsion 2, A2
6400 Sønderborg
Telefon: +45 6550 1748
Fax: +45 6550 1779
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