The Master's program in Sociology with a Focus on Empirical Research at the University of Tübingen’s Department of Sociology offers a research-oriented further qualification in Sociology with a special emphasis on quantitative and qualitative methods of empirical social research. The specialisation in terms of content is oriented towards the Institute's main areas of work: migration, education and the life course, gender - body - knowledge and social inequality and institutions.
The Master's degree is a programme based on the Bachelor’s programme in Sociology and is set up with a four-semester regular duration of study. Of the 120 credit points in this programme, 108 are completed in the major subject Sociology and 12 in the area of compulsory elective subjects. The Master's programme starts in the winter semester.
Applications for the Master's programme are submitted online via the ALMA application portal of the University of Tübingen. The deadline for applications for the winter semester is June 15. On this page, you will find information on applying.
The requirement for admission to the Master’s programme is a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology or a comparable degree programme with a grade of 2.7 or better. On the basis of the final grade as well as the assessment of two term papers from the previous studies, a ranking is established in a two-stage selection procedure. Please also note the details provided in the information sheet.
Detailed information on the selection process can be found in the
University degree: Master of Arts (MA)
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)
Restriction of Admission: Yes
Admission requirements: The requirement for admission to the Master’s programme Sociology with a Focus on Empirical Research at the University of Tübingen is a Bachelor’s degree in Sociology or a comparable degree programme with a grade of 2.7 or better.