MAXQDA Professional Trainer:
Francisco Freitas

Language(s) English, Italian, Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish
Location Portugal
Radius Europe, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Australia


  • Starter Workshop
  • Advanced Workshop

Method Focus

  • Content Analysis
  • Dashboards
  • Data Collection
  • Data Management
  • Data Preparation
  • Data Refinement
  • Digital Methods
  • Focus Groups
  • Grounded Theory
  • Mixed Methods
  • Reporting Results
  • Spatial Integration and Analysis
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Survey Research
  • Text Mining
  • Visual Methods
  • Visualisations
Methodological Expertise

Qualitative Research, Quantitative Research, Spatial Analysis, Advanced Analytics

Consulting Services

Consulting Services for Research Groups, Research Projects, Corporate Companies, and Individuals


Francisco Freitas is a researcher and data analyst. He is a long-time partner of Verbi GmbH for the development of the Portuguese version of MAXQDA software. As a practitioner, he has taken part in several multidisciplinary research teams, holding extensive experience in the field of qualitative and quantitative research methods. Normally his responsibilities encompass all the stages of data collection and analysis, along with mapping and spatial analysis tools rendering. Francisco works regularly as a software instructor, research methods lecturer, and consultant in Portugal and abroad. His special research interests include risk, regulation, research methodologies, and big data.

Relevant Publications

Rep Circle, & Freitas, F. (2019). O Presente e o Futuro da Reputação Corporativa em Portugal. Retrieved fromção-Corporativa-em-Portugal-Barómetro-Rep.Circle.pdf

Farinha, F., Freitas, F., Águeda, A., Cunha, I., & Barcelos, A. (2017). Concerns of patients with systemic lupus erythematosus and adherence to therapy - a qualitative study. Patient Preference and Adherence, Volume 11(11), 1213–1219.

Amaral, S. V., Montenegro, M., Forte, T., Freitas, F., & Cruz, M. T. G. da. (2017). Science in Theatre - An Art Project with Researchers. Journal of Creative Communications, 97325861668896.

Freitas, F., Borges, M., Rosado, A., & Oliveira, R. de. (2014). Coaches’ migration: A qualitative analysis of recruitment, motivations, and experiences. Leisure Studies, 33 (Mobile Lives. Migration, Migrants, and Meaningful Leisure). https://doi:10.1080/02614367.2014.939988.

Freitas, F. (2013). Coding qualitative data using MAXQDA 11. In Rosaline Barbour’s Introducing Qualitative Research: A Student's Guide. London: SAGE Publications. Retrieved from

Phone +351917315983

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