Sociology (B.A.)

Bachelor of Arts in Sociology

Do you want to understand society and analyze the world around you? Are you interested in social phenomena such as power, gender relations or globalization? Then studying sociology is just right for you! Sociology deals with the complex social structures and developments of our modern societies.

What is the degree program about?

The courses of study in sociology provide a well-founded specialist education. At the core lies the analysis of the social reality of modern societies in historical and international comparison. This also includes critical reflection on the conditions and possibilities of action in society, including the critical reflection of the conditions and possibilities of acting in society.

The tools for this are, on the one hand, the current theoretical approaches of sociology (including its history of development) and the common quantitative and qualitative methods of social research. Based on these foundations, our bachelor programs offer many elective options in the specialized subject areas of labour & organization, education & life course, culture & communication, and comparative social analysis. This allows our students to set individual content emphases.

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