Welcome to the Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology combines sociological research and teaching at the University of Vienna.

Sociological research at the Department is characterised by a wide range of key research areas and methodologies as well as numerous research projects. In the area of teaching, the Department offers a six-term bachelor´s programme and a four-term master´s programme in Sociology.

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Changeover to the emergency operation

The University of Vienna stops all operations requiring its members' attendance at the University and changes to emergency operation as of 16 March. The Department of Sociology is not occupied, all employees work from home. Please note that you only can approach us via email soziologie@univie.ac.at. We can not be contacted by phone.


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Woche der Nachwuchsforschung

On May 12 as well as on May 25 and 26 the 12th Week of Sociological Research for Young Scientists will take place at the Department of Sociology.


5th Vienna Ethnography Lab, 2nd – 4th of July 2020

Summer/Winter School

10th Marie Jahoda Summer School of Sociology


Annual Conference of the Austrian Association for Exile Research (öge)