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This page gives an overview of the offered software courses for R, the different software bundles, and their licensing at the ETH Zurich.  

R Courses

We offer introductory and intermediate courses for R:

On we also offer introductory and intermediate courses for companies, for instance in-house courses.

Zurich R Courses offer a series of introductory and advanced courses on statistical data analysis with R on a regular basis. Please find a list of lectures which focus on using R on the following website

Software bundles

The software mainly used at the Seminar for Statistics is R. It comes free under the GNU license.

The following statistical software bundles are licensed by ETH and can be obtained through IDES:

  • JMP
  • S-PLUS
  • SAS
  • SigmaPlot
  • SPSS
  • Systat

Furthermore there are lots of other software bundles, such as

  • BMDP
  • Data Desk
  • Genstat
  • Minitab
  • Statgraphics
  • Statistica

which are not available through IDES.

General information about acquiring statistical software at ETH

All statistical software bundles are available to highly reduced prices through IDES for ETH institutes. Further details can be found on the IDES website, the electronic online purchase and delivery system of the Informatikdienste.

Research facilities

The ETH licenses are not limited to ETH only, but include also research facilities like EMPA, EAWAG, WSL and PSI. Therefore these facilities can also profit from reduced prices at IDES.

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