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Introduction to Structural Equation Modeling

Adamantios Diamantopoulos


Target group MBR students
Course type Seminar, advanced seminar
Cycle Winter term
Time / Room See below

Course description

The purpose of this seminar is to provide a user-friendly introduction to (covariance-based) structural equation modeling (SEM) using the LISREL program and the SIMPLIS command language. The seminar’s emphasis is on understanding and applying SEM as a tool in substantive research. Its target audience includes doctoral students and academic researchers involved in quantitative modeling and data analysis. Important: The seminar assumes prior knowledge of data analysis and multivariate statistics (including factor analysis and regression).

Please refer to the syllabus for further information.

Dates and room

The course takes place in room 329, Ludwigstr. 28, RG.


• Tuesday, Nov 8, 9.00 to 12.00h and 13.00 to 17.00h
• Wednesday, Nov 9, 9.00 to 12.00h and 13.00 to 17.00h
• Thursday, Nov 10, 13.00 to 17.00h

Organization and registration

The seminar is exclusively for MBR students. To register for the course, please write a mail to Susanne Adler (

We will provide LISREL Licenses for the course. Therefore, please register latest by October 30, 2022.