International Institute for Qualitative Methodology


The International Institute for Qualitative Methodology (IIQM) is an interdisciplinary institute based at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada, but serving qualitative researchers around the world.IIQM was founded in 1998, with the primary goal of facilitating the development of qualitative research methods across a wide variety of academic disciplines.

Today IIQM offers a wide variety of training and networking opportunities through our annual conferences, courses, workshops, and programs. We welcome you to take advantage of the opportunities IIQM has to offer to enhance your qualitative knowledge and expand your community.


Qual-World Interactive Virtual Conference (November 29, 2017)

QM: Banff (April 29 - May3, 2018)

Conferences & Workshops

Qualitative Health Research ConferenceQualitative Methods Conference
Thinking Qualitatively Workshop SeriesTQ2U Traveling Workshop Series

Training & Resources

Qualitative Course ListingQualitative Software Training
Visiting Scholar ProgramMember Scholar Program

Open Access Journal

International Journal of Qualitative Methods


 Now accepting abstracts for 2018 Qualitative Methods Conference