Network Analysis

for Politics and Public Administration

Next POLNET: 15 - 16 December 2017

For several years, there is beside to the introductory course POLNET (in german language) also a course POLNET+ for advanced network analysis. Both courses are organized by the Chair Empirical Theory of the State  (Prof. Dr. Volker Schneider). They are suitable for PhD students, master students and researchers interested in dealing with the empirical study of social and political networks.


Summer School POLNET +


In the summer course for advanced students, specific advanced methods and their applications are presented in English. This year, the focus is on dynamic discourse networks as well as agent-based simulations (more)

Winter School POLNET

The winter course (in German) provides a basic introduction to the methods of social network analysis. In addition to an overview of theories and data in political science network research, the most important network analysis methods are presented. A central component of the course is the practical introduction to the programs R,  UCINET and visone (more)