Certificate Program: Data Science in Political Communication

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How important is the impact of social media for our democracy? And how can we use social media data to understand different critical social and political processes?

TUM Institute for LifeLong Learning's brand-new certificate program introduces the use of data science methods to analyze social media data in political communication for those without a technical, IT or mathematical background. Participants learn the basics of the programming language R and apply innovative Data Science methods to analyze data on their platforms.

⏰ Start? November 2nd, 2022
📍 Where? Online & on campus in Munich
📅 Duration? 6 weeks, part time


  • Professor Yannis Theocharis – TUM School of Governance, Professor for Digital Governance and Munich Data Science Institute (MDSI)
  • Jan Zilinsky – PhD, TUM School of Governance, Research Associate

Join us and register until October 16: Data Science in Political Communication