Online Program


Format: Full time or part time
Location: Online + annual immersion event
Language: English 
Duration: 15 months (full time); flexible for part time





In our digital age, we are amassing large amounts of data, generated not only by surveys but also as a by-product of everyday life activities such as online shopping, use of social networks, or even remotely controlling a washing machine via a smartphone. Advanced techniques for analyzing these data allow us to gain insights more quickly, uncover previously unknown relationships, and foster innovation.



International Program in Survey and Data Science (IPSDS) is a modular educational program that permits you to shape your curriculum according to your personal and professional needs. You can take courses from anywhere in the world as IPSDS is based on a flexible, online learning evironment. IPSDS courses are held by world-class faculty from leading universities and organizations. In live online sessions they will share their academic and practical experience and insights with you. You will get to interact and network with faculty, industry leaders, and peers during our onsite-workshops.



IPSDS offers a multidisciplinary curriculum with a focus on survey methodology and data science that prepares you for the challenges of working with designed data from surveys and big data. IPSDS aims to equip you with the necessary tools to face these data and to work successfully in this new environment. In addition to the core courses a number of electives allow you to deepen your knowledge and specialize in survey methodology, statistics or data science. 


Join IPSDS flexible online learning environment accessible from anywhere in the world

SMALL CLASSES: around 15 participants 
ONLINE LEARNING: course videos and required readings
ENGAGEMENT: weekly online meetings & annual immersion event


Application for 2020 intake will be open in January 2020. Meanwhile, you can join a single online course or a course sequence