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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New publication

from Yuri Kazepov and Byeongsun Ahn on the analytical framework for studying European cities

Job opening

Application deadline: 15.01.2024


Emma Dowling is awarded for her research on the care crisis. Further information and registration for the award ceremony on 7.11.2023


The new Horizon Europe project "CIDAPE - Climate Inequality and Democratic Action: The Power of Political Emotions" will start in January 2024.


Congratulations to Franziska Vesenmaier, Yannic Wexenberger and Cecilia Baurenhas for receiving the ÖGS Newcomer Award! Well done!


Many interesting articles with data from the Institute's project "Wege in die Zukunft" in the current issue of ÖZS.


Book presentation

Mo, 27.11.2023 l 18:00 Uhr l Aula Campus Altes AKH, Hof 1 | Universität Wien, Spitalgasse 2, 1090 Wien