Institute of Sociology

Master’s in Sociology with a Specialization in Empirical Social Research

The Master's program in Sociology: Empirical Social Research at the University of Tübingen’s Department of Sociology offers a research-oriented further qualification in Sociology with a special focus on quantitative and qualitative methods of empirical social research.

The Master's degree is a program based on the Bachelor’s program in Sociology and is set up with a four-semester regular duration of study. Of the 120 credit points in this program, 108 are completed in the major subject Sociology and 12 in the area of compulsory elective subjects (courses can be chosen from among these compulsory elective subjects). The Master's program starts in the winter semester.


Application and Selection Procedure

Applications

Applications for the Master's program are submitted online via the ALMA application portal of the University of Tübingen.The necessary proof with a handwritten signature is to be sent by post to the University of Tübingen’s central Student Administration. The deadline for applications for the winter semester is June 15, 2019. To the online application for the MA program. The online application for the MA in the winter semester can be filled out starting at the beginning of April. On this page, you will find information on applying.

International applicants seeking a degree

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Information on Uploading PDF Files

The online application form only has a limited number of possibilities for uploading documents, and it is therefore recommended that you upload the following documents as a single PDF file:

Selection Procedure

The requirement for admission to the Master’s program at the University of Tübingen is a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology or a comparable degree program. Please note the details provided in the information sheet for the selection procedure 2019/2020.


At a Glance

University degree: Master of Arts in Sociology with a minor

Duration of studies: 4 semesters (regular duration of study)

Start of program: In each winter semester

Application deadline: 15 June

Applications: Online (to the application)

Admission requirements: The requirement for admission to the Master’s program at the University of Tübingen is a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology or a comparable degree program.

Introduction lecture: 14.10.2019, from 10:15 am in room 101 (Hegelbau, 1st upper floor)