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You can now use MAXQDA at your university. Get to know how MAXQDA can help you with your studies, your master’s or PhD thesis or any other research project.


MAXQDA is an application for qualitative and mixed methods data analysis. Analyze all kinds of data – from texts to images and audio/video files, websites, tweets, focus group discussions, survey responses, and much more. MAXQDA is powerful and easy-to-use.

Installation of MAXQDA

If you haven't installed MAXQDA yet, please contact your university to get the appropriate access information. MAXQDA’s user interface for Windows & Mac is completely identical, so you can be sure that everyone has the same user interface. This makes MAXQDA excellent for working in teams and well-suited for teaching.

Getting Started

Get to know MAXQDA with our Videos as well as our Getting Started Guide. You can also register for one of our online webinars.



Get started with MAXQDA in only 10 minutes

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Step-by-step instructions on setting up the software and creating your first project

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Broad selection of live online training and free webinars

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Dive deeper into MAXQDA

Learn more about how and what to analyze with MAXQDA. We provide you an overview of MAXQDA's most popular solutions and features to assist your qualitative and mixed methods analysis.


Become a MAXQDA Specialist

Do you need further information for your research journey with MAXQDA? At MAXQDA Press you can download qualitative literature from experts in the field of qualitative research and data analysis for free. Also use our video tutorials or learn from research examples. We offer a broad variety of resources available in different languages.



Explore our free high-quality literature with textbooks and guides from our publishing house MAXQDA Press

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Video Tutorials

Watch our videos to learn more about basic and advanced features

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Research Blog

Read more about research examples, tips of the month, updates, field work diaries and more

How to write a Thesis with MAXQDA in 6 Steps

Are your bachelors or master’s thesis coming up or are you looking for a way to organize your research project efficiently and you don’t know how to write your thesis with MAXQDA? No matter if it is a bachelors, masters or doctoral thesis or if you’re writing a scientific paper – the general steps to tackle a scientific project with MAXQDA are pretty similar.
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Research Network

The MAXQDA Research Network LinkedIn Group will give you the opportunity to connect with other students, researchers and scientists.
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Get in touch with us!

Do you have questions about MAXQDA? Or would you like to share some highlights from your research project? Don´t hesitate to contact us on social media or at our Support Center.
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