Prague, Czech Republic

Crash Course in R

online course
when 4 December 2021 - 5 December 2021
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 240

Crash Course in R is one of two courses of the CEBEX Winter School on Behavioral Sciences 2021. Because of the covid situation, the course will run online.


This course is aimed at people with little to no knowledge of programming in R language and little to no experience with programming. We will introduce basic concepts such as variables and functions, how to use command line, how to write and share scripts and how and where to look for help. Later, we will learn about various data types and data operations, and we will finish with basic exploration and visualisation of datasets. After finishing this crash course, you should be able to load, access, explore and visualize your data. You should also understand basic programming terminology and online help and be able work on projects in R on your own.


- Introduction to R
- Basics of Programming
- Working with Variables
- Working with Vectors
- Loading and Saving Data
- Working with Data Frames
- Introduction to Visualisations
- Basic Descriptive Statistics and Data Reporting


Credits info

2 EC

After successful completion of the course, you get 2 ECTS. Student has to get in total at least 60% of all available points which are being awarded for the following activities:
- attend all lectures (12 hrs. of WL / 2 pts. per hour, 24 in total)
- submit 3 homeworks (3 hrs. of WL / 6 pts. per homework, 12 in total)
- final exam (32 hrs. of WL / 64 pts.)

Fee info

EUR 240: Students
EUR 290: Regular