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Institute of Sociology
Research Projects

Current Research Projects at the Institute

Here you will find short descriptions of a selection of Sociology research projects worked on in Chemnitz.

PULs - Professioneller Umgang mit Zeit und Leistungsdruck (Professur Industrie- und Techniksoziologie) / Coping with time and performance pressure in a professional manner (Chair of Sociology of Industry and Technology)

Research project for the Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (BAuA).
Duration: 2012-2014/15.


  • Prof. Dr. G. Günter Voß (Leitung)
  • Dipl.Soz. Carolyn Koch-Falkenberg
  • MA Christoph Handrich
  • MA Claudia Graf

For detailed information click here.

Why are Megachurches Attractive? Network Structures and Cultural Reproduction of a New Organizational Form in the U.S.

Project funding: funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG)
Duration: August 2012 - January 2015


  • Prof. Dr. Thomas Kern (Leitung)
  • Prof. Dr. Uwe Schimank (externe Leitung)
  • Dipl.-Päd. Insa Pruisken
  • Janina Coronel, M.A.

For detailed information click here.

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