TheRBootcamp Basel April 7 8 14 15 R you ready?

R Course About Us Upcoming

R Course

An in-depth R course for beginners, academics, and professionals. We cover statistical analysis and machine learning. We show you how to make elegant, informative data visualizations for data both big and small. We introduce you to some of R's most efficient libraries for data analysis and tools to write transparent, reproducible reports.


Get to know the R language and RStudio. Load your data into R and do basic calculations and manipulations.


Descriptive and inferential statistics. Bayesian statistics. Machine learning and statistical prediction.


Publication-ready visualisations for small and big data. Interactive websites with Shiny.


Speed up your code. Write and share reproducible code using R Markdown and Github.

Upcoming Courses

Basel R Bootcamp, April 2018

April 7, 8, 14, 15. Hosted by Advanced Studies, University of Basel.
Maximum: 15 students. Registration Fees: 1,590CHF.
Many spots left! Register here!


Present & Past


January 2018
Schedule and Materials

September 2017
Schedule and Materials

I learned from the basics to really cool stuff like interactive plots. Right after the bootcamp I decided to move fully into R. Really great bootcamp!
Edgar, Associate Professor

Every participant will have found something he or she could relate to, be it statistics, visualizations, presentations or web apps. It certainly made me want to take my computer and get cracking right away!
Johan, Analyst

Learning R at TheRBootcamp has offered me [...] the feeling of staying relevant in the changing finance industry
Irena, Credit Officer

About Us

We Teach R

We are Dr. Dirk Wulff and Dr. Nathaniel Phillips, two cognitive scientists who have jointly spent over 15 years doing data science with R for both research and industry applications. We have written several R packages including cstab, mousetrap, yarrr, FFTrees, taught R courses at the Bachelor’s and PhD level, and authored the book YaRrr! The Pirate’s Guide to R.

You can find us on Twitter at @TheRBootcamp, or via email at

Dr. Dirk U.

Dr. Nathaniel D. Phillips