Winter School in Empirical Research Methods

Join us as BI Norwegian Business School, in cooperation with the University of St. Gallen, hosts the Winter School in Empirical Research Methods in Oslo from 8-19 January 2018 as part of the GSERM programme.

What is GSERM?

GSERM, the Global School in Empirical Research Methods, was founded by the University of St. Gallen in Switzerland and in collaboration with BI Norwegian Business School, offers courses in Empirical Research Methods in Oslo. It is a high-calibre integrated programme that teaches methodology to PhD candidates, postdocs and practitioners coming from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds.

GSERM is for...

  • Graduate students – Are you working on your Master's or PhD and need to know more about empirical research methods? Our courses are designed to help students from all academic backgrounds. 
  • Postdoctorates – Do you need to refresh your knowledge or gain new insight into research methods? No matter what type of university or research institute you may be from, our courses are relevant. 
  • Practitioners – Are you currently working and need practical knowledge that you can apply right now? The insight you can gain from our five-day courses will help, without missing too much time from the office. 

Whether you have a background in Science, Education, Business, or the Social Sciences, our courses can provide the knowledge and practical relevance you need.

Why should you apply?

We offer you a set of top quality courses in qualitative and quantitative methodology. The classes that you will enrol in will be taught by some of the leading researchers in their field.

GSERM is an opportunity for you, depending on your current situation, to either get a deep insight of a new research method, or to refresh your knowledge in an empirical research method. Taught by international experts in their fields, GSERM courses run over five weekdays – an intense and convenient way to elevate your skills in a short amount of time.

In addition, GSERM offers a complimentary social programme with cultural, social and sports activities throughout the duration of the course. Get to know Oslo and Norway during an enchanting season - as a bonus to your academic and professional development. 

Through GSERM you get...

As a participant in the GSERM courses you not only have the opportunity to elevate your knowledge in empirical research methods, but also network with internationally known faculty, practitioners and PhD candidates from around the world. The courses will give you an opportunity to build strong support for your own research or professional work.



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