The 2020 Essex Summer School

For over 50 years, the Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis has offered world-class instruction in a wide range of social science research methods from an international team of instructors.' The 53rd Essex Summer School continues this tradition in 2020 with an online format, allowing participants around the world to continue their research methods training.

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The 53rd Essex Summer School is now taking applications for 2020 in it’s online format. Visit our course listing pages and apply today!

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Our Staff

Royce Carroll

Director

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Fast facts about ESS

  • Students
  • Lecturers
  • Through the years...
  • Essex Campus
600

Avg. Students per year

78

Different Countries Since 2012

14

Different disciplines

1,500

Credits earned in 2019

8

Disciplines

47

Different courses taught

20

Different countries

40

Different institutions

17,000+

Participants since 1967

1,450

Courses Taught

78

Different Countries Sending Participants

30

Master's Degrees granted since 2013

200

Acres of beautiful parkland

60 mins

From London and Stansted Airport

2 miles

From Colchester's centre – England's oldest recorded town

24 hours

Information Centre opening hours every day during your stay