Links & Resources

The research field of Computational Social Science is flourishing! We here share links and resources for Computational Social Scientists and those to become.


Staying up to date (jobs, news, call for papers)


Introductory Literature


Textbooks & Handbooks


Online Resources & Tutorials


Schools & Workshops

  • BIGSSS Summer Schools in Computational Social Science 

  • BEHAVE-ESSA Summer School on Agent-Based Modelling for Social Scientists
  • SICSS Summer Institute in Computational Social Science
  • ESS Essex Summer School 

  • ECPR Summer School 

  • NCRM/Exeter Computational Communication Spring School
  • MethodsNET Summer School in Social Research Methods



  • Methods divisions at social science conferences like ICA or EPSA
  • COMPTEXT Interdisciplinary Conference on the Quantitative and Computational Analysis of Textual Data

  • IC2S2 International Conference on Computational Social Science 

  • COMPLEX NETWORKS International Conference on Complex Networks and their Applications

  • ICSIIS International Conference on Social Informatics and Information Society 

  • Annual Conference on New Directions in Analyzing Text as Data
  • ESSA Social Simulation Conference of the European Social Simulation Association
  • NetSci conferences of the Network Science Society