The Training division of ATLAS.ti is charged with the development and implementation of learning and training resources and services, the expansion of an international network of trainers and consultants, and the certification of those trainers and consultants who demonstrate expertise in the use of the software.  All of our in-house trainers are highly qualified researchers and instructors.

We would be happy to hear from you.  You may contact us at [email protected] or call us  to the following phone numbers:

  • United States and Canada: 1-866-880-0231 (Pacific Time Zone)
  • International: +1-541-286-4391 (Pacific Time Zone)
  • Europe: +34-917893887
  • Latin America: +54 115 239 1333


Susanne Friese, PhD

susanne_frieseSusanne Friese is Product Specialist with ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH.  She has a doctoral degree from the University of Hohenheim, Germany.  Susanne began her academic career at the University of Bonn, studying Nutrition and Home Economics. After a second pre-diploma specializing in the area of home economics, she continued her studies at the University of Oregon in the USA finishing with a Master of Science in Family Resource Management and Marketing. Writing her Master Thesis, she discovered her interest in qualitative research method and computer-assisted procedures for data analysis. Susanne started working with computer software for qualitative data analysis in 1992. Her initial contact with CAQDAS tools was from 1992 to 1994, as she was employed at QualisResearch in the USA. In following years, she worked with the CAQDAS Project in England (1994 – 1996), where she taught classes on The Ethnograph and Nud*ist. Two additional software programs, MAXQDA and ATLAS.ti, followed shortly.  Her book “Qualitative Data Analysis with ATLAS.ti” (SAGE publications) is now in its second edition. Susanne teaches online introductory courses in Germany and advanced courses in English.

Neringa Kalpokaite, PhD

Neringa_Kalpokaite Neringa Kalpokaite is the Manager of International Projects with Training and Partnership Development, as well as the Manager of the Certification Program with ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH (Europe Office). She is responsible for the implementation of training services in English and Spanish, with a particular emphasis on the European, African, and Latin American markets. Neringa has a doctoral and master degree in social psychology from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain. Additionally, she has been a student at universities in Lithuania, her home country, and a visiting researcher at Harvard University, USA. Her specialization is in political psychology, with a particular emphasis on leadership and qualitative methodology. You can find more information about Neringa by visiting http://www.nkqualitas.com, and you can contact her by calling +34 917 893 887, or writing to [email protected] .

Neringa Kalpokaite es Manager de Proyectos Internacionales en el Departamento de Formación y Desarrollo de Colaboraciones, y también es la Manager del Programa de Certificación con ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH (Oficina de Europa). Es la responsable de la planificación e implementación de servicios de aprendizaje en inglés y español, con un énfasis en los mercados de Europa, África, y Latina América. Neringa posee un doctorado y un master en psicología social de la Universidad Complutense de Madrid, España. También cuenta con una licenciatura en ciencias políticas de la Universidad de Klaipeda, Lituania, y una estadía docente en la Universidad de Harvard, Estados Unidos. Está especializada en la psicología política, con un énfasis en liderazgo y metodología cualitativa. Puede encontrar más información sobre Neringa en http://www.nkqualitas.com , y puede contactarla llamando a +34 917 893 887, o escribiendo a [email protected] .

Ani Munirah Mohamad, PhD

AniMunirahAni Munirah Mohamad is Manager of International Projects with Training & Partnership Development. She is responsible for the implementation of training services in the English and Malay languages, with a particular emphasis on the Southeast Asian market. She holds a PhD in Law from Universiti Teknologi MARA, Malaysia, and a bachelors degree in law (LLB Hons.) and a masters degree in comparative law (MCL) from the International Islamic University Malaysia. She specializes in cyber law, information technology law and research methodologies.

Luis Alfredo Loaiza

untitledLuis Alfredo Loaiza es sociólogo de la Universidad del Valle, Colombia, técnico profesional en sistematización del Centro Colombiano de Estudios Profesionales, y Master en Desarrollo Humano de FLACSO Buenos Aires. Especialización en administración de sistemas de información del Centro Colombiano de Estudios Profesionales. Trainer Certificado en Software Cualitativo ATLAS.ti.  Luis Alfredo es además asesor en gestión de proyectos sociales y su especialidad es incorporar herramientas informáticas cuantitativas, cualitativas y los Sistemas de Información Geográfica (SIG-GIS) a la investigación, especialmente en la evaluación proyectos y sistematización de experiencias. Luis Alfredo es encargado técnico-comercial de ATLAS.ti en América Latina.

Nicholas Woolf, PhD

Nick_Woolf_97Nick Woolf is a qualitative research consultant and teacher of ATLAS.ti. He has taught graduate classes in qualitative methods and conducted approximately 300 ATLAS.ti workshops for several thousand students since 1999, primarily in North America. He has conducted or consulted on dozens of research projects in widely diverse fields, ranging from individual projects and dissertations to large scale multi-national studies. He holds a PhD in Instructional Design from the University of Iowa, where his dissertation was a grounded theory study of paradoxical thinking in managers of organizations. Nick has developed a perspective on the process of using ATLAS.ti for qualitative data analysis based on his experience of teaching and consulting over the last 15 years. He gave the keynote address at the 2013 ATLAS.ti User’s Conference in Berlin, and his paper in the conference proceedings “Analytic Strategies and Analytic Tactics” summarizes his perspective. He is currently at work on a textbook “How To Use ATLAS.ti Powerfully.” You can learn more about his work at his website.

César A. Cisneros-Puebla, PhD

Cesar1César is a Professor of Sociology at Autonomous Metropolitan University-Iztapalapa, Mexico. He teaches Qualitative Methods and Social Sciences Epistemology. He has been a visiting professor at the International Institute for Qualitative Methodology, University of Alberta, Canada (2001-2003) and in the CAQDAS Networking Project at University of Surrey, UK (2008) as well as different Universities in South America and Spain.   He is author of ATLAS.ti, MAXQDA, QDAMiner and INTERACT software´ Spanish versions and their manuals and exemplar projects, and is the reviewer for NVivo Spanish version as well.

He consults in the field of qualitative computing and research within South America and abroad as Director of QualAnalytics, a consultancy company located in Chile. He belongs to Editorial Boards in journals as Qualitative Sociology Review, Qualitative Research in Psychology, Qualitative Health Research, International Review of Qualitative Research, Departures in Critical Qualitative Research, among others. He is the responsible editor for the Spanish version of FQS (Forum of Qualitative Social Research).

César is a consultant with ATLAS.ti.

Trena Paulus, PhD

tpsmall_edit Trena Paulus is a Professor of Qualitative Research Methods at the University of Georgia in Athens, GA. She is co-author of Digital Tools for Qualitative Research (2014). Dr. Paulus has published over 40 peer-reviewed journal articles on topics related to qualitative research, language-based methodologies for investigating online conversations, computer-mediated communication and online learning. She teaches courses and advises graduate students on qualitative research methods, digital tools for qualitative research, analysis of online data, and discourse analysis. She is a founding member of the Microanalysis of Online Data international network and the International Congress of Qualitative Inquiry’s new special interest group on Digital Tools for Qualitative Research. She is a certified professional trainer for ATLAS.ti and an Affiliate of the Center for Computer-Mediated Communication at Indiana University. She regularly consults and provides workshops on the use of digital tools in a variety of research contexts in the USA and internationally. She is currently working on a methodological text on analyzing online conversations for evidence of learning. More information about
Dr. Paulus can be found on her website: http://trenapaulus.me/ and she can be contacted at [email protected].

Christina Silver, PhD

Dr. Christina Silver is a researcher and software trainer. She manages the CAQDAS Networking Project (CNP), based in the Department of Sociology in the University of Surrey, UK. She is also co-director of the University of Surrey’s Day Courses in Social Research programme and the co-founder of Qualitative Data Analysis Services (QDAS), a consortium of researchers and methodologists who provide customised training and consultancy services for individuals and groups engaged in qualitative and mixed methods analysis. She is co-author with Ann Lewins of Using Software in Qualitative Research: A Step-by-Step Guide, Sage Publications, 2014 and is currently working with Nicholas Woolf on writing-up and implementing Five-Level QDA, a method for learning and teaching CAQDAS packages powerfully, whatever the methodology, software package or teaching mode. Books on implementing the Five-Level QDA method, one each for ATLAS.ti, MAXQDA and NVivo will be published by Routledge in 2017.  For more information about Christina see www.qdaservices.co.uk. For more information about Five-Level QDA see www.fivelevelqda.com.

Steve Wright, PhD

steve_wrightSteve Wright is a teacher, researcher and consultant on using Computer Applications for Qualitative Data Analysis Software (CAQDAS) with a particular focus on ATLAS.ti. He was awarded his PhD in eResearch and Technology Enhanced Learning by Lancaster University in 2014. He has worked as as a learning technologist in the Faculty of Health and Medicine at Lancaster University for 10 years supporting both distance and on-campus postgraduate students as well as staff to use technologies effectively to support their learning and research. Steve made extensive use of ATLAS.ti in his PhD thesis project and was certified as as a professional ATLAS.ti trainer through the CAPT programme in October 2014. He began running online webinars for ATLAS.ti in March 2016 and also runs face-to-face, blended delivery and webinar training at several UK Universities. He has a particular interest in the intersection of method, methodology and how technologies can mediate these and open up new possibilities for creative and innovative engagements with empirical data. You can find further details at his website www.caqdas.co.uk.

Dagmar Heil Pocrifka Bley

DagmarDagmar Heil Pocrifka Bley, graduada em Pedagogia pela Pontifícia Universidade Católica do Paraná, com especialização em Tecnologia na Educação. Mestre em Educação Matemática e Tecnológica pela Universidade Federal de Pernambuco e também doutoranda pelo mesmo programa e universidade.
Conheço o ATLAS ti desde 2007. Na minha dissertação de mestrado pude aprofundar meus conhecimentos no ATLAS ti ao tratar os meus dados qualitativos assim como na análise dos dados do doutorado. No ano 2016 obtive o Certified ATLAS.ti Student Trainer

Ivana Radivojevic

Ivana Radivojevic is the Project Coordinator and Client Relations Manager with Training and Partnership Development, for ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH (Europe Office). Ivana provides training and user support in English and Spanish, with a particular focus on the European, African, and Latin American markets. She has a degree in psychology from IE University, Spain, and she is continuing her academic career as a social psychologist, specializing in qualitative research and cultural psychology. You can find more information about Ivana by visiting http://www.nkqualitas.com , and you can contact her by calling +34 917 893 887, or writing to [email protected] .

Ivana Radivojevic es la Coordinadora de Proyectos y Gerente de Relaciones con Clientes, en el departamento de Formación y Desarrollo de Colaboraciones, con ATLAS.ti Scientific Software Development GmbH (Oficina de Europa). Ivana proporciona servicios de formación y apoyo para usuarios en inglés y español, con un énfasis en los mercados de Europa, África, y Latina América. Tiene un grado de psicología de IE University, España, y en su trayectoria académica se dedica a la psicología social, con una especialización en investigación cualitativa y psicología cultural. Puede encontrar más información sobre Ivana en http://www.nkqualitas.com , y puede contactarla llamando a +34 917 893 887, o escribiendo a [email protected] .

Training Participants From (Selection)…

Adelphi University
Alberta Rural Development Network (ARDN), Alberta, Canada
American University
Athabasca University, Alberta, Canada
Bastyr University, Kenmore, Washington
Boise VA Medical Center, Boise, Idaho
Bosma Consulting, Minneapolis, MN
Bradley University
Brock University
Capella University
Catholique University Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium
Case Western Reserve University
Centerstone Research Institute
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
City of Austin, Texas
Columbia University (Mailman School of Public Health)
Columbia University (Graduate School of Education)
Concordia University, Chicago
Conger Consulting
Delhousie University School of Medicine, Nova Scotia, Canada
DePaul University
Drexel University
East Carolina University
Elon University
EMT Associates, Inc.
Federal Reserve Bank
Fielding Graduate University
Florida International University
Fordham University
Friday Institute for Educational Innovation, North Carolina State University
George Mason University
Georgetown University
Georgetown University, Center for Child and Human Development
Georgetown University, Institute for Reproductive Health
George Washington University
Gendarmeria de Chile
Governors State University
Heartland Alliance for Human Needs & Human Rights, Chicago
Howard University
Hunter College, The City University of New York
Indiana University
Institute of Transpersonal Psychology
International Rescue Committee
James Bell Associates, Arlington, Virginia
John Hopkins University Bloomberg School of Public Health
John Hopkins University Center for Communication Programs
John Hopkins University School of Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing
John Jay College, City University of New York
Knowles Science Teaching Foundation
Kwandong University, Naegok-dong, Korea
Lee University
Lesley University
Loyola University
Meharry Medical College Library, Nashville, Tennessee
MacMaster University, Ontario, Canada
Malone University
McGill University, Montreal
Michigan State Uniiversity
Monitor Group, San Francisco, CA
Mountain States Group, Boise, Idaho
Nanyang Polytechnic, Syngapore
National Research and Development Institutes, Inc.
New York University
National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Seattle, Washington
North Carolina State University-Friday Institute for Educational Innovation
Northcentral University, Arizona
Northern Ontario School of Medicine, Canada
Northwestern University
Oregon Health & Science University
Oregon State University
Penn State University, Higher Education Doctoral Program
Portland State University
Prince George’s Community College, Maryland
Radboud University Nijmegen, Netherlands
Royal Holloway University of London, UK
Rush University
Rutgers University

Rutgers University School of Public Health
RTI International
Sidra Medical & Research Center, Doha, Qatar
Smith College
St. Louis University
Stony Brook University of New York
Strategic Evaluations, Inc.
SUNY Buffalo
SUNY Buffalo-Research Institute on Addictions
Tecnológico de Monterrey-Escuela de Graduados en Administración Pública y Política Pública, México
The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
The Commonwealth Medical College
The Education Trust
The MITRE Corporation
The University of Chicago
The University of Sheffield, United Kingdom
The Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania
Tilburg University, Netherlands
Tulane University, School of Public Health
United States Naval Academy
Universidad Católica de Chile
Universidad de Chile
Universidad de La Serena
Universidad de Santiago
Universidad de Tamulipas
Universidad del Zulia, Venezuela
Universidad Diego Portales
Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Universidad Jesuita Alberto Hurtado
University of Akron
University of Alberta
University of Basel, Switzerland
University at Buffalo, Research Institute on Addictions
University of California Davis
University of California San Diego
University of California Santa Barbara
University of California Irvine
University College London
University of Colorado, Denver
University of Delaware
University of Kansas
University of Kansas Medical Center
University of Kentucky College of Social Work
University of Illinois at Chicago
University of Maryland-College Park
University of Maryland Eastern Shore
University of Maryland University College
University of Maryland School of Nursing
University of Minnesota
University of Missouri-St. Louis
University of Nebraska Medical Center
University of New Mexico, Center for Participatory Research
University of New Mexico, College of Nursing
University of North Dakota
University of South Carolina
University of Southampton, London
University of South Florida, Department of Sociology
University of South Florida, Louis de la Parte Florida Mental Health Institute
University of South Florida, St. Petersburg Campus
University of Tennessee Knoxville
University of Tennessee-Martin
University of Texas at Austin
University of Texas Pan American
University of Toledo
University of Washington
UP PINT-Health Research Department, Slovenia
U.S. Army TRADOC Analysis Center (TRAC)
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs-Philadelphia VA Medical Center
U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
U.S. Naval War College
Utah State University-National Clearinghouse of Rehabilitation Training Materials
Virginia Commonwealth University
Walden University
Walter Sisulu University, South Africa
Washington State University
Wayne State University
Yale University Department of Anthropology
Yale University School of Medicine
Yale University Child Study Center