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Degree Programmes

Current Bachelor’s Degree Programmes

Students can study sociology at Martin Luther University in combination with any other (humanities and social sciences) subject. The university also offers an integrated bachelor’s programme in political science and sociology. An overview of the content can be found by clicking on the corresponding degree programme and module handbook.

Sociology 60 credit points



Sociology 90 credit points



Sociology 120 credit points



Political Science-Sociology 180 credit points



The corresponding Study and Examination Regulations can be found on the website of the Examination Board of the Faculty of Philosophy I.

Current Master’s Degree Programmes

The following master’s programmes are offered:

  • Sociology 120 credit points
  • Sociology 45/75 credit points


Both master’s programmes offer two areas of specialisation: A specialisation in Education, Life Course and Higher Education (BLH), and a specialisation in Culture, Economy and Innovation (KUWI). Master’s students choose one of the two specialisations on offer. During the master’s programme students can switch from BLH to KUWI or from KUWI to BLH. Further details can be found in the overviews of the degree programmes and the module handbooks:

Sociology 120 credit points



Sociology 45/75 credit points



The corresponding Study and Examination Regulations can be found on the website of the Examination Board of the Faculty of Philosophy I.

PhD and Habilitation

Students also have the opportunity to do a PhD or habilitation at the Institute of Sociology.  PhD Enrolment and PhD Regulations are organised by the Faculty of Philosophy I. The Habilitation Regulations can also be downloaded from the webpage of the Faculty of Philosophy I.

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