Online Research Methods

The course is designed for doctoral students in business administration who want to learn about and
conduct online research as to harness insights from the large amount of (openly available) online data.
The aim of the course is to provide students with methodological foundations and advanced knowledge
on online research methods in business studies. After attending this course, participants should be able

  • understand the opportunities and challenges of online research methods
  • plan and conduct qualitative, quantitative, or mixed methods online research
  • handle data management
  • visualize online data
  • become sensitive to the specific ethical issues of online research



10th-13th October 2023



Ihnestr. 16-20
14195 Berlin


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Prof. Dr. Jana Costas
Europa-Universität Viadrina Frankfurt (Oder)


Prof. Dr. Blagoy Blagoev
Technische Universität Dresden


Dr. Christian A. Mahringer
Universität Stuttgart



To get an overview of the amount of the participation fee and to register for the course, please use this link: Registration.

You can also send an email to prodok@vhbonline.org.


Registration deadline: September 10, 2023