1 July 2022
Collecting Web Data with R
The increasing availability of large amounts of online data has transformed the social sciences. This course equips participants with the skills to gather and process online data for their research.
Digital Democracy Lab and the Department of Political Science
University of Zurich
This PhD level course is open to all researchers aiming at bringing their research to the next level. It is particularly designed for those who want to work with several types of online data, for example data from static or dynamic webpages or APIs.
After this course you are able to:
- Understand the structure of different types of web data sources (APIs, static webpages, dynamic webpages).
- Collect data from different types of web data sources.
- Parse unstructured web data
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).
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%)