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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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


Christoph Reinprecht über das Wohnen im Hochhaus für DER STANDARD.


Congratulations to Tatjana Boczy on receiving the Marietta Blau Grant of the Austrian Federal Ministry of Science, Research and Economy.


In her melancholic essay, Tatjana Boczy takes us through the past year as she experienced it.



FWF project conference 'Vienna in Transition'

Date:06 Oct, 08:15 – 17:30

Place: University of Vienna - Main Building



An international seminar series debating ongoing transformations in care and new ideas for the future, with speakers from academia, care organisations...