Open Courses & Certificates



Format: Single courses or Certificates
Location: Online
Language: English
Duration: 4 to 12 weeks (depending on the course)



Tailored Training for Data Professionals

New to survey and data science? Or ever wondered how to expand your skills on the job? The wide range of IPSDS courses allows you to deepen your knowledge in a specific field, equipping you with the necessary tools to face the challenges of working with (un)structured data. Our courses are designed for working professionals to join from anywhere in the world and provide a unique experience with instructors and participants from around the globe joining the discussions. All courses are held by world-class faculty from leading universities and organizations.

The IPSDS courses are jointly organized by Mannheim Business School (University of Mannheim, Germany) and the Joint Program in Survey Methodology (University of Maryland, USA).

Open Courses

Want to focus on a specific topic to be ready to tackle the challenges of your job? Our Open Courses allow you to flexibly take online courses tailored to your professional needs.

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Mannheim Data Science Certificates

Want to dive even deeper into the field of survey and data science? Bundle several graduate level online courses and book one of our Mannheim Data Science Certificates. Take the whole certificate and benefit from bundled prices!

When booking any certificate, participants gain access to the self-paced tutorial "Introduction to R for Social Scientists" for free. This tutorial is especially useful for participants who may not feel comfortable with the software R, or wish to brush up their skills before an R-intensive course.

The Mannheim Data Science Certificates include:

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