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Zurich R Courses

Introduction to Data Analysis Using R

Lecturer Markus Kalisch/Lukas Meier, Seminar for Statistics, ETH Zurich
Duration 2 days
Certificate Certificate of attendence

Users from all professional groups who have basic knowledge in statistics and have used R before. (For introductory R courses please revisit the course list.)

  • CHF 600 for members of UZH/ETH and associated institutes
  • CHF 800 for members of other universities, federal and cantonal research facilities and agencies, non-profit organisations etc.
  • CHF 1,200 for companies, banks, insurance companies etc.
English/German (depending on the composition of the participants)

The course starts with an introduction to working with the R system, data import, basic data manipulation, and data visualisation. Depending on the background of the participants, the second part shows how to conduct and interpret linear and generalised linear models, classical tests, permutation tests and analyses of variance in an example-driven way.


The course requires no previous experience with R, but participants are expected to have at least basic knowledge of statistics (to the extent of, e.g., an introductory lecture).

For all Zurich R Courses participants should bring their own laptops to the course and will be informed by email in advance which packages they need to install.

Dates Thursday February 12th and Friday February 13th 2015
Registration deadline: 29.01.2015

Thursday September 10th and Friday September 11th 2015
Registration deadline: 27.08.2015

Additional introductory R courses at an earlier date can be offered on demand. If you are interested please contact us at: