Call for Applications: Advanced Quantitative Methods

A PhD course organized by the University of Oslo, Department of Political Science


17 March 2015

​The Research School on Peace and Conflict invites applications for the course Advanced Quantitative Methods on 4-8 May 2015.

​​This course provides students with a thorough understanding of how quantitative methods can be used in the study of politics. The format will be a mix of lectures (12 hrs) and exercises (6 hrs) in STATA. The lectures will cover the theory whereas the exercises will focus on verification of different estimators, and we will in particular problematize the interpretation of statistical significance.



Håvard Hegre (PRIO) and Håvard Strand (UiO)

The deadline for applications is 1 April 2015



PhD candidates from ISV: Apply for the course in StudentWeb

Other PhD candidates: Application form


Please note that this course is organized by the University of Oslo (UiO), in association with the Research School on Peace and Conflict. For more information, please visit the UiO course website.


Contact person: Guro Schmidt Øvregard (

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