Application for the 4thAachen International Summer School in Research Methods and Data Science (ACISS) is now open!


The School of Business and Economics of the RWTH Aachen is very pleased to announce the fourth research-oriented Summer School for Post-Docs, PhD students and advanced Master students.

Eight intensive, one-week courses will be offered during the period from 27 August to 28 September 2018. All courses will be highly interactive, method-, and application-oriented. They will be delivered by outstanding instructors from the Imperial College London, the University of Chile, the WU Vienna, the Montpellier Business School, the University of Melbourne, the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna and the RWTH Aachen University. These courses have been designed to equip you with insights into state-of-the-art research methods and supporting software packages. You will also have the opportunity to apply these insights in order to solve hands-on research problems and to discuss your findings with your peers. What better way to prepare for your empirical master thesis, PhD project or journal publication?

Further information regarding your instructors, the courses on offer and the registration procedure is available on this website (

Registration via this website is open from the 1st of April to the 1st of May.

We hope for an active participation and an exciting time in the summer.
Leona Brust and Oliver Salge