This page provides you with all information on the current research of the Department of Sociology at the University of Bamberg.


  • Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories  - LIfBi
  • State Institute for Family Research - ifb
  • European Forum for Migration Studies - efms

Research focuses at Bamberg:

Sociological research at Bamberg within numerous projects is co-funded from different programs by various sponsors. These include the European Commission, the DFG, the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research as well as private foundations.

Overview on recent third-party funded projects

  • Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences - BAGSS
  • Graduate School "Markets and Social Systems in Europe"  - expired in 2012

Sociology at Bamberg releases various publication series, either on its own or in cooperation with other institutions. Examples are Working and Discussion Paper series and the “Bamberger Beiträge zur Soziologie”.

Overview on all publication series