Department of Sociology, especially Sociological Theory


Welcome to the website of the Department of Sociology, especially Sociological Theory.

Our focus is on the area of social theory and comparative macrosociology. For further information regarding particular research interests and current projects, please visit the personal websites of the team members. An up-to-date overview of lectures and seminars can be found here.


Prof. Dr. Thomas Kern moved to the University of Bremen on 1.4.2022. From 1.5.2022, the chair will be held by Prof. Dr. Thorsten Peetz.

Address and Contact

Feldkirchenstr. 21
P.O. box 1549
D-96045 Bamberg
Tel.: (+49) 951 - 863 - 2621


Steven Lüke
Opening hours: In the lecture-free period on request, otherwise Mon, Tue, Wed 10:00h-12:00h

E-Mail: sekretariat.soztheorie(at)