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Methods School

Elevate your skills in research methods and techniques

5 – 9 February 2024, Online


Save the date

Our next virtual summer programme will be held on 22 July - 2 August 2024. More details will be released by mid-March.

Our Methods School, in association with KU Leuven, offering unparalleled training in research methods and techniques. Delivering a rich selection of introductory and advanced courses over the course of a week, this is a skill development opportunity you don't want to miss!

Our Methods School

An essential investment

Looking to excel in your area of research? ECPR Methods School provides expertly curated, comprehensive on-campus and online courses designed to equip you with the essential knowledge and skills for conducting rigorous and reliable research in social sciences.

A comprehensive programme

Expertly curated by dedicated Academic Convenors and delivered by leading methodologists, our accessible programme provides the latest insights and hands-on experience in the emerging and most widely adopted research methods. Our courses cover quantitative, qualitative, creative, visual, mixed and multimodal methods and tools.

A unique learning experience

Join us this February for a unique and rewarding learning experience that will help you gain a competitive edge in your career, and increase your chances of producing top-notch scholarship that can make a meaningful impact in your field.

Future-proof your research

We offer renowned training on quantitative and qualitative methods particularly salient in social science research.

Learn from the best

We harness the know-how of leading methodologists to help you tackle your project with confidence.

Make it your own

Our programme is curated to give you the power to build a personalised training path that's right for you

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What you'll get

Here's what you're guaranteed to find at our Methods School events:

  • Expertly delivered courses
  • Your very own digital learning environment
  • Opportunities to discuss your project with your Instructor
  • Pre-recorded content
  • Credits and certification

Not to forget our exclusive perks including a loyalty discount, a multi-buy offer and 50% off your course fee if you're from an ECPR Member institution. And yes, you can combine all three!


Registrations is now closed.

All courses are the same duration and price:

  • ECPR Member £492.50 per course
  • Non-Member £985 per course

Your space is not secured until your registration is paid in full. For more details on course fees and registration, please visit our course fees page.

In circumstances where demand for a course is insufficient or exceeds the available capacity, your registration may be cancelled and you will receive a refund.


Thanks to our two funding streams, you could be funded to attend a Methods School course of your choice. Funding have now been allocated to successful applicants.

Event Participation Grant

Open to PhD students and early career scholars from ECPR Full Member institutions.

50th Anniversary Fund

Available to individual scholars who are not eligible to apply for our standard event participant funding scheme.

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