Sociology at the University of Bamberg
We warmly welcome you to the website of the Department of Sociology at the University of Bamberg.
Here you will find information related to the University’s study programs offered in sociology as well as the department’s current research programs.
Details may be found either in this section or on the web pages of our faculty members.
If you are interested in a study program in sociology at Bamberg (B.A./ M.A.), we highly recommend taking a look at the academic profile of sociology at Bamberg. In case you are already a student in the program, you will find all relevant information concerning your studies also available in this section.
The German Sociological Association (GSA) offers prospective students an information portal on all study programs that are offered at German Universities related to sociological courses: www.studium.org/soziologie (only available in German). Facts specifically concerning the University of Bamberg’s sociology programs can be directly reached on the GSA’s website at: www.studium.org/soziologie/uni-bamberg (only available in German).
Prof. Dr. Sandra Buchholz
Prof. Dr. Thomas Kern
Prof. Dr. Michael Gebel
Prof. Dr. Cornelia Kristen
Prof. Dr. Olaf Struck
Prof. Dr. Uwe Blien
Prof. Dr. Elmar Rieger
Prof. Dr. Henriette Engelhardt-Wölfler
Professur für Demografie
Prof. Dr. Mark Trappmann
Prof. Dr. Ilona Relikowski
Juniorprofessur für Soziologie, mit dem Schwerpunkt Bildungsungleichheit im Lebenslauf
Prof. Dr. Bernadette Kneidinger-Müller
Prof. Dr. Steffen Schindler
Prof. Dr. Corinna Kleinert
Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Dr. h.c. Hans-Peter Blossfeld (On leave until 31.08.2017)
Lehrstuhl für Soziologie 1
Here you can find an overview of emeritus professors of Sociology at Bamberg.
The University of Bamberg has one of the leading sociology departments in Germany. With 13 chairs and professorships it covers a broad range of fields in the social sciences while laying explicit focus on future-oriented research areas such as education, migration, and labor studies. Fundamental topics of social developments such as globalization and population development are further fields central to the Sociology in Bamberg. Research profile
Besides future-driven research, Sociology at Bamberg is known for its excellent study program. The “Bamberg Model” comprises a comprehensive training in sociological theory as well as in research methods. Specialization in specific fields of interests is achieved by students selecting a concentration area within their studies. Research internships serve to complement the curriculum leaving Bamberg Sociology graduates at commencement with sophisticated skills for the job market. Academic profile