16th IRWS (International Research Workshop)

28. Aug - 02. Sep

From August 28 to September 2, 2022, the 16th IRWS (International Research Workshop) will take place at Akademie Sankelmark (near Flensburg). There are still some places available for PhD students. The workshop offers a broad overview of the variety of qualitative and quantitative methods in (social) empirical research and is especially suitable for PhD students who are at an early stage of their studies.

The Faculty of Management and Technology sponsors the corresponding program and faculty members have the opportunity to participate in this summer school (credits are accepted for doctoral studies with us).
Below you will find the program schedule and other important information.


PARALLEL MORNING SESSION 1 (29 - 31 August 2022)

  • Data Analysis with Stata
    Tobias Gramlich, Hesse State Statistical Office
  • Qualitative Research Methods
    Dr. Fabian Hattke, NHH Business School, Bergen/Norway
  • Grounded Theory
    Dr. Gilberto Rescher, University of Hamburg
  • Writing your Literature Review
    Dr. Sylvia Rohlfer, CUNEF University

PARALLEL AFTERNOON SESSION 2 (29 - 31 August 2022)

  •  Data Analysis with R
    Dr. Marco Lehmann, UKE Hamburg
  • Case Study Research
    Dr. Kamil Marcinkiewicz, University of Oldenbourg
  • Questionnaire Design
    Dr. Daniel Schnitzlein, Leibniz University Hannover
  • Qualitative Comparative Analysis (QCA)
    Dr. Jonas Buche, Leibniz University Hannover

PARALLEL SESSION 3 (1 September 2022)

  • Data Visualization
    Dr. Daniel Schnitzlein Leibniz University Hannover
  • Multi-level Modelling with R
    Dr. Daniel Lüdecke, UKE Hamburg
  • Academic English Writing
    Dr. Jonathan Mole, Europa-Universität Flensburg
  • Data Analysis with Stata: Panel Models
    Dr. Timo Friedel Mitze, University of Southern Denmark


  • Dr. Wenzel Matiaske, Helmut-Schmidt-University
  • Dr. Simon Jebsen, University of Southern Denmark
  • Dr. Heiko Stüber, Institute for Employment Research

539 Euro (this includes accommodation and meals)
It is possible to get a certificate on five credit points (according to the European Credit Transfer System).

The workshop will take place at the Akademie Sankelmark, Akademieweg 6 in Oeversee (near Flensburg), Germany.

For any questions, don't hesitate to contact the workshop committee (irwsnetwork@gmail.com).

Please register for the workshop via the workshop website: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSdIp72MJsjLWEjC_6c7emnHTt7cp4N6c00N1RJQoiVcy0gpIg/viewform


  • Helmut-Schmidt-University/University of the FAF Hamburg, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
  • Institute for Employment Research (IAB), The Research Institute of the Federal Employment Agency in Nuremberg
  • Akademie Sankelmark im Deutschen Grenzverein e.V.


  •  Europa-Universität Flensburg
  • University of Hamburg, Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences
  • University of Hamburg, School of Business
  • Leuphana University Lüneburg, School of Management and Technology