Methods Research

The data and methods center is a platform for the interdisciplinary exchange of all SOCIUM-researchers on advanced methods of empirical social research to further develop research methods and methods competencies of SOCIUM researchers. We focus on the analysis of longitudinal data, multi-level analyses, social network analysis, mixed methods and comparative methods, with special attention to innovative methods, such as computational social sciences.

Besides, we aspire to provide a comprehensive and sustainable service infrastructure, that assists researchers in managing their datasets, including data archive and service center for secondary use as well as advice on questions related to data handling, data security and privacy.