Last Call - Free places at the GESIS Spring Seminar 2023

There are some places available on the courses of this year’s GESIS Spring Seminar on “Modeling Group Differences”. For registration, detailed course descriptions, and complete syllabi, please visit or click the links below.


GESIS Spring Seminar 2023: "Modeling Group Differences"

The Spring Seminar offers high-quality training in state-of-the-art techniques in quantitative data analysis taught by leading experts in the field. It is designed for advanced graduate or PhD students, post-docs, as well as junior and senior researchers.

Extensive hands-on exercises and tutorials complement lectures in each course. The Spring Seminar will take place on-site at Mediapark in Cologne, Germany, from 27 February to 17 March 2023.


GESIS Spring Seminar 2023 Program:

Week 1 (27 Feb – 03 Mar)

Comparative Social Research with Multi-Group SEM

Daniel Seddig, Eldad Davidov, Peter Schmidt, Yannick Diehl

Week 2 (06 – 10 Mar)

Decomposition Methods in the Social Sciences [waiting list]

Johannes Giesecke, Ben Jann

Week 3 (13 – 17 Mar)

Latent Class Analysis

Daniel Oberski, Laura Boeschoten


Courses must be booked separately – whether you wish to attend one, two, or all three. There is no registration deadline, but places are limited and allocated on a first-come, first-served basis.

Thanks to our cooperation with the Cologne Graduate School in Management, Economics, and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne, enrolled doctoral students can obtain a certificate acknowledging a workload worth 3 ECTS credit points per one-week course. More information is available here.

For detailed information on the Spring Seminar 2023, please visit

For workshops (on-site or online) on related and other social science research methods, please visit