Not that hard as long as you keep the cam timing marks in the right orientation, and tdc.
As far as head jobs in general, any VW 2.0 is pretty easy. Start by picking up a repair manual and checking out the procedure. Said manual also has torque specs that you'll need.
1998 GTI 2.0
1993 Jeep ZJ 4.0
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