The MAXQDA International Conference (MQIC) 2020 is sold out!

You can request to be placed on the conference waiting list by sending an e-mail to Please indicate which workshop(s) you would be interested in attending in the e-mail and we will be happy to contact you if any slots become available.

The MAXQDA International Conference will take place in Berlin from February 26th – 28th, 2020 bringing together German and international researchers who work and teach with MAXQDA. The event will be, as always, a unique opportunity to network with other MAXQDA users and meet the MAXQDA development team.

The MQIC centers on questions regarding how to optimize the use of MAXQDA in the various methodological and thematical settings of qualitative and mixed methods research. Next year’s main objective will be once again to provide researchers with a stimulating platform for substantive discussions and professional networking.

The program includes a keynote speech on methodology, various workshop formats – including highly concentrated mini-workshops – an inspiring poster presentation and awards ceremony, Best Practice Roundtables, and several social gatherings such as the wine and cheese networking event.

Download the MQIC 2020 program with further information as a PDF here:

Special Event: Networking in a Futuristic Environment

Tip: Check out the MQIC 2020 Special Event!

How do we want to live in the future? Explore the foreseeable, imaginable, and desirable drafts of possible futures in a tour through Berlin’s newest attraction the Futurium – a House of Futures!

After the tour, a networking dinner will be held in the Futurium Restaurant where specialities from regional and sustainable cultivation will be served. Sign up today! Slots are limited and will be awarded on a first-come-first-serve basis.

Keynote Speaker – John W. Creswell, Ph.D.

We are delighted that the MQIC 2020 will open with a keynote address by an outstanding figure in mixed methods and evaluation research, John W. Creswell, Ph.D., Professor of Family Medicine, Co-Director of the Michigan Mixed Methods Program, University of Michigan Medical School. His keynote is titled “New Directions in Advancing the Methodology of Mixed Methods Research”

Dr. Creswell has authored 28 books, numerous articles, and has been a passionate teacher of research methods courses for more than 40 years. He founded SAGE’s Journal of Mixed Methods Research, served as the founding President of the Mixed Methods International Research Association, and co-authored the American Psychological Association standards on qualitative and mixed methods research. Learn more here.

What is MAXQDA?

MAXQDA is a world-leading software package for qualitative and mixed methods research. Analyze all kinds of data – from texts to images and audio/video files, websites, tweets, focus group discussions, survey responses, and much more. Developed by and for researchers, MAXQDA is at once powerful and easy-to-use, innovative and user-friendly, as well as the only leading QDA software that is 100% identical on Windows and Mac.

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We look forward to three instructive and inspiring days in Berlin with you!