Institute of Sociology

Ibrahim Olayinka Akinyemi, M. A.


Department of Sociology
Wilhelmstraße 36 (Hegelbau)
72074 Tübingen

Office hours:

By email appointment only.

E-Mail: ibrahim.akinyemispam

Doctoral project:

Social Identity and Social Cohesion

Research interests

  • Social (mostly educational and labour market) inequalities, social mobility and life course
  • Social change, social integration and immigrant studies
  • Quantitative methods


Scientific Background

since March 2021
Doctoral Candidate in Sociology at the Institute of Sociology, University of Tübingen

Project: “Social Identity and Social Cohesion: how Disrespect threatens Social Cohesion” under the direction of Prof. Dr. martin Gross, University of Tübingen.

Oct 2018 - Oct 2020

(Double-degree programme) in Sociology and Social Research (foci: Social Inequalities and Social Change), University of Trento.

Oct 2019 - Sep 2020
M.A. (Double-degree programme) in Sociology

Foci: Education, Labour Market, Inequality and Empirical Social Research, University of Bamberg. Thesis: “Educational Attainment among Immigrants in Germany – does Home Language matter, and if so, in what Tracks?”. Accepted for poster presentation at the 2021 ISA RC28 Spring Meeting “Accumulation and compensation of inequalities”, University of Turku.

Sep 2003 - Sep 2008
B.Sc. in Sociology and Anthropology

Foci: Social Change and Economic Sociology, Obafemi Awolowo University. Thesis: “Knowledge, Attitude and Perception of Undergraduate Students in Obafemi Awolowo University towards Female Participation in Sports”.