2021 Research Methods Courses

Two short Research Methods Courses (RMC) will be offered in a virtual format at the occasion of the 26th IPSA World Congress of Political Science. These courses offer state of the art information about recent advances in research methods in different fields given by renowned international instructors. They bring together both junior and senior scholars interested in these fields and their recent developments enhancing their respective research networks.


  RMC Registration Fee Registration Deadline


US$ 50 01 JUL 2021

Advance registration is required as places are limited*. Your registration is complete upon receipt of payment for your chosen course. Registration fees may be paid for by credit card once registration is open.

*Each course requires a minimum of 10 participants and is limited to 20 participants. The course will be cancelled if the minimum requirement (10) is not met and the registered participants will be notified by e-mail.

Research Methods Short Courses

Course Instructor Schedule Registration

Qualitative Comparative Analysis
(6 hours)

Course Description & Reading List

Prof.  Dirk Berg-Schlosser
Professor Emeritus, University Marburg
  • 9 July 2021 | 08:00 to 11:00 (UTC)
  • 9 July 2021 | 12:00 to 15:00 (UTC)


Password: VirtualWC2021

Mixed Methods
(9 hours)

Course Description & Reading List

Prof. Max Bergman
Chair of Social Research and Methodology at the Department of Social Sciences, University of Basel
  • 10 July 2021 | 15:30 to 18:30 (UTC)
  • 11 July 2021 | 15:30 to 18:30 (UTC)
  • 12 July 2021 | 15:30 to 18:30 (UTC)


Password: VirtualWC2021


Cancellation Policy

All cancellations must be sent in writing to the IPSA Secretariat at wc2021@ipsa.org. Attendees can receive a refund if cancelled up to one week before the announced start date of the course.