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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for her doctoral thesis project on migration-related linguistic heterogeneity. Congratulations!

New publication

The book was published by Christoph Reinprecht, Linda Erker and Gabriele Anderl via transcript (open access).

Job opening

Scientific Staff (prae doc) at the Department of Sociology to support Ass.-Prof. Dr. Valeria Bordone

Application deadline: 24.11.2022

New publication

Read it all on Springer

Job opening

Vacant University Assistant post-doc position within the field of Political Sociology

Application deadline: 12.07.2022


We are happy to welcome Univ.-Prof. Mag. Dr. Ulrike Zartler-Griessl as the new professor for Family sociology at our Department!



Abstract Submissions now OPEN! Deadline: 15th March 2023 (Midnight, CET).

Do, 23.03.2023 l 12:30 Uhr l Institut für Soziologie l Sky Lounge, Oskar Morgenstern Platz 1, 1090 Wien