Research at the Department of Sociology takes place in the following topical and methodological focus areas:
Diversity, Migration, Life course
Here we look at problematisations of diversity and migration as well as socio-structural factors of different educational trajectories and interactions of individual life trajectories with institutional structures and fields of action.
Qualitative and quantitative Methods
A broad spectrum of methods and methodologies of empirical social research are the basis of our teaching. In the MA programmes, these are deepened in three-semester teaching research projects.
In the following, you will find an overview of ongoing and completed projects:
Research training projects
There are various faculty-wide continuing education programs for doctoral students:
Spring- und Summer Schools "Qualitative Research" and "Writing in Qualitative Research"
Research Workshop Grounded Theory and Situational Analysis
Additional offers at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences