R is a powerful and flexible programming language used by academics, corporations and governments all over the world.

This course will give an introduction to R basics and Rstudio (integrated development environment for R) in an interactive manner.

It is designed to:


Prior knowledge

NO prior knowledge in programming is required, while a genuine interest in statistical programming is welcome. This course assumes you are comfortable with basic math, algebra and logical operations.


Each student must bring their own laptop with R and Rstudio installed with recent versions. Please look at install tutorial to set it up prior to the course.


Dates and time

The course consist of interleaved lectures and hands-on exercises followed by a wrap-up and questions session.

  • 9:00 - 9:30 Virtual welcome coffee
  • 9:30 - 12:00 Course work - mix of lectures and exercises

Please join us for the welcome coffee to test your connection, R set-up and to pose questions.


This course will be hold online using Webex.

To ease our communication and interaction:


This event is supported by ELIXIR-Luxembourg