Applied Data Visualization


Last updated: Apr 17, 2024

This document serves as slides and script for the GESIS workshop Applied Data Visualization, for the seminar Datenvisualisiserung für Politikwissenschafter (Universität Freiburg) as well as for workshops in other, shorter formats taught by Paul C. Bauer .1 Original material is licensed under a Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-SA 4.0) license. Where I draw on other authors material (I do so extensively) other licenses may apply. Please note the references in the syllabus as well as the citations and links in the script. For potential future versions of this material see If you have feedback or discover errors/dead links please let me know ( And make sure to install all the necessary packages before you use the script.


  1. The first iteration of the workshop was taught in May 2020.↩︎