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On this page you can learn how to use MAXQDA 12 for your research.
Depending on how you prefer to learn, we have several options for you:
Resources for new users
Read through only four pages of text with visualizations of working steps to learn MAXQDA12 in a heartbeat.
Follow us step-by-step through the basics in only seven minutes – from importing and coding data to retrieving coded segments.
If you prefer an introduction including comments on method the printable PDF Guide is the right choice for you.
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Complete Online Tutorial
Easy to access, works even with slow internet connection. Get to know all aspects of MAXQDA through text and image-based tutorials.
All Video Tutorials
If you prefer to learn MAXQDA with step-by-step audiovisual guidance, our high quality HD video tutorials are perfect for you.
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MAXQDA Professional Trainers
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MAXQDA Research Network
The MAXQDA Research Network is a global community of researchers working with MAXQDA in various disciplines and with a broad range of methodological approaches.
The International MAXQDA Conference
Once a year MAXQDA users from all around the world gather in Berlin to develop their MAXQDA skills, reflect on their research and learn from each other.
Dive into the details
Got a question of which you think that you are most likely not the only one having it? Then you might be right! Check out our FAQ to find out if there is already an answer.
The MAXQDA Blog
Ever wondered how others do – for example – conduct literature reviews with MAXQDA? How they used autocoding? Or how you can utilize MAXQDA for lessons learned approaches in healthcare? Browse our blog and find out.