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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Job opening

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

Application deadline: 12.07.2022


Andreas Schadauer illustrates for Austria how racialization is used to steer opinions and discourses on welfare support with consequences for all.


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

Call for Application

Programme for female postdoctoral researchers affiliated with the University of Vienna

Deadline for applications: 28 November 2021


Univ. Prof. Dr. Anna Durnová holds the professorship of Political Sociology at the Institute of Sociology since November 2021.

Job opening

Within the HypoFam project (Austrian Sci-ence Fund FWF grant No. P 35136_G. Project lead: Nadia Steiber).

Application deadline: 3 December 202


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