Netherlands, Amsterdam

Digital Methods

when 1 July 2019 - 30 July 2019
language English
duration 5 weeks
credits 6 EC
fee EUR 895

Every year, the Digital Methods Initiative (DMI) organises an intensive summer course in which students learn and develop internet research techniques for studying societal conditions and cultural change. During the DMI course, participants actively engage in empirical research projects, employing web-specific software tools, such as scrapers and crawlers. The course concludes with an event at which the research projects are presented.

Course leader

prof.dr. Richard Rogers, chair in New Media & Digital Culture at the University of Amsterdam

Target group

The Digital Methods Summer Course is open to all applicants MA level and up, incl PhD candidates and motivated scholars as well as practitioners.

Course aim

To provide PhD students and motivated young scholars a training opportunity

Credits info

6 EC
certificate of completion

Fee info

EUR 895: UvA students are exempted.

University of Amsterdam students and Research Masters students in the Netherlands who are members NICA or RMeS should state on the application form that they wish to apply for a fee waiver. Fee waivers will also be available for up to 5 refugees as well as to our Summer School facilitators and partners, including the designers of DensityDesign (Milan) and the researchers from MediaLab, Sciences Po (Paris).


Scholarships are available for students from LERU, U21 and other universities. Students from partner universities within the UvA’s Global Exchange Programme should also contact their home international office about scholarship possibilities.