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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


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.


SIforREF project identifies four socially innovative practices which make a difference in social integration of refugees in Vienna.


Ulrike Zartler has been interviewing families all over Austria over a year in the context of a longitudinal study, “Family life and corona”.

New publication

In this paper Emma Dowling constructs a sociology of Brexit and seeks to interpret the fractious constellations on either side of the Brexit...

New publication

In her new book "The Care Crisis", Emma Dowling charts the multi-faceted nature of care in the modern world.


For his dissertation written at the Department of Sociology and supervised by Christoph Reinprecht.

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