Data Processing, Visualisation and Reporting with R


Lecturers Kirill Müller, Institute for Transport Planning and Systems, ETH Zurich
Certificate Confirmation of participation

Users from all professional groups with basic knowledge in data processing (e.g., Excel or databases) or another statistical software package (SAS, Stata, SPSS, ...).

  • CHF 600.- for members of UZH/ETH and associated institutes
  • CHF 800.- for alumni of UZH/ETH, members of other universities, federal and cantonal research facilities and agencies, non-profit organisations
  • CHF 1200.- for companies

The course offers an introduction to a basic set of modern, coherent tools to solve most day-to-day data processing, visualisation, and reporting tasks in R. Statistical modeling will be covered briefly.

No previous experience with R is required, but the participants should be familiar with data processing and visualisation (Excel, databases, SAS, Stata, SPSS, ...).


  • Introduction to R
  • Visualization with ggplot2
  • Data manipulation with dplyr
  • Reporting and presentations with knitr + rmarkdown

If time permits, some or all of the following topics will also be covered:

  • Exploratory data analysis
  • Tidy data: Pivoting and nesting with tidyr
  • Functional programming with purrr
  • Declarative workflows with remake
  • Version control with Git

For all Zurich R Courses, participants should bring their own laptops to the course.


June 1-2, 2017

  After registering you will receive a short automatic confirmation by email. If you received this email you are successfully and bindingly registered for the course. For administrative reasons the written invoice won't be sent out until about two weeks before the course.