Application for the 7thAachen 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 seventh research-oriented Summer School for Post-Docs, PhD students and advanced Master students.

Six intensive, one-week courses will be offered during the period from 16 August to 1st October 2021. All courses will be highly interactive, method-, and application-oriented. They will be delivered by outstanding instructors from the University of Chile, the IAE Business School Argentina, the TU Dortmund, the University Erfurt 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 15th of May to the 15th of June.

If it is not possible to hold the courses on site due to general security reasons, we will find an appropriate digital solution and inform you about it on the Summer School website.

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