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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The international GENPATH project focuses on the quality of life and social integration of people beyond their working lives.


Summer/Winter School

10th Marie Jahoda Winter School of Sociology

Postponed: 25 - 29 January 2021


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