Data Analysis in R – Beginners Course

The objective of this course is for students to obtain and implement the skills to undertake geospatial data analysis using the R Project for Statistical Computing.

Online lectures via Zoom. Zoom link will be provided.

In this course you will learn a programming language and how to work with large amounts of data. Not only will these skills increase the possibilities for what you can achieve in your studies, they are increasingly becoming a requirement to gain employment in many fields. They provide you numerous opportunities for the modern day professional work.


This course teaches how to use The R Project for Statistical Computing (commonly known as “R”) for data analysis, focusing on the processing and analysis of spatial and temporal datasets. The intensive course starts at a beginner level and moves to an intermediate level. Please note that the course uses examples and data analysis techniques in the fields of climate, geography and hydrology, and it is therefore recommend that students in master’s courses related to these topics attend.

Lecturers: Oscar Manuel Baez Villanueva & Ian McNamara

No ECTS can be gained in this course. Receive a signed participations certificate with the AGEP’s and DAAD’s  logo to verify your achievement and increase your job prospects.