The 2020 Essex Summer School

The Essex Summer School in Social Science Data Analysis offers training in a wide range of Social Science research methods. Click here for our information page, with updates on the status of our 2020 summer school.

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Latest News

The 53rd Essex Summer School is now taking applications for 2020. Visit our course listing pages and apply today!

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Our Staff

Royce Carroll

Director

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Testimonials

“I can’t highlight enough my enjoyment of the course I attended”

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Courses

Read about our courses, check the schedule, outline and more...

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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