Martin Luther University Halle-Wittenberg

Institut für Soziologie


Martin-Luther-Universität Halle-Wittenberg
Institut für Soziologie

phone: 0345 55-24251 (Fr. Tihonova)
phone: 0345 55-24241 (Fr. Gries)
fax: 0345 55-27150

Emil-Abderhalden-Str. 26–27
06108 Halle (Saale)

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Institut für Soziologie
06099 Halle (Saale)

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Institute of Sociology

Understanding society, unlocking perspectives

The guiding principle of our work is to understand society in order to unlock perspectives on social change (institutions, organisations, generations, regional, national and transnational interrelationships). In doing so, we are committed to the standards of modern scientific principles. Our goals are to:

  • Contribute to the understanding of social processes and structures
  • Shape international scientific debate
  • Teach sociology in all of its dimensions based on current scientific debate
  • Foster up-and-coming researchers by giving them the opportunity to conduct research independently and autonomously
  • Introduce sociology findings into public discourse
  • Shape the development of the discipline on university and non-university committees.


Colloquium 2017/2018
Institutskolloquium WS 2017_2018.pdf (104 KB)  vom 18.10.2017

Colloquium 2017/2018

Institutskolloquium am 10.1.2018

Prof. Dr. Barbara Stauber (Tübingen):

Doing transitions - discursive, institutional and practical construction of transitions (not only) in work

10.1.2018, 6 p.m. c.t., Anhalter Zimmer, Tulpe

Governing by numbers: Key indicators and the politics of expectations

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Tuesday2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Wednesday2:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Thursday10:00 am – 12:00 pm

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