Nijmegen, Netherlands

Introduction to Inferential Statistics: the class you need before regression

when 20 June 2022 - 24 June 2022
language English
duration 1 week
credits 2 EC
fee EUR 575

This course is offered as part of the Radboud Summer School in Social Research Methods, in collaboration with MethodsNET (a global network that offers excellent training in social research methods).

In top social science journals half the articles are littered with tables, numbers, statistical findings. This class demystifies these and makes you an informed consumer of quantitative research.

Course leader

Levente Littvay
Political Science Department
Central European University

Target group


This PhD level course is open to all researchers aiming at bringing their research to the next level.

It is specifically tailored to scholars who avoided (or did not engage with) quantitative research but now feel it is a hole. People who have gone to more advanced methods but feel a big gap in their basics knowledge also have benefited from this introductory workshop.

Course aim

After this course you are able to:

-Understand the basics of statistical inference
-Conduct basic statistical hypothesis tests
-Critically assess other people's statistical inferences in research

Credits info

2 EC
2 ECTS credits, with the possibility of an extra 1-3 ECTS credits depending on additional course work and assignments handed in during or after the summer school (for a possible total of up to 5 ECTS).

Fee info

EUR 575: The fee includes the registration fees, course materials, access to library and IT facilities, coffee/tea, lunch, and a number of social activities.


We offer several reduced fees:
€ 518 early bird discount- deadline 1 April 2022 (10%)
€ 489 partner + RU discount (15%)
€ 431 early bird + partner + RU discount (25%)

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