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Institute of Sociology
Professur für Empirische Sozialforschung

Sociology with a focus on Empirical Social Research



Welcome to Empirical Social Research in Chemnitz!

Since 1st October 2018, Prof. Dr. Jochen Mayerl is chair of the Empirical Social Research unit at the Institute for Sociology. 

On this website, you'll find information on publications, research projects and lectures.


Selected publications:

The new book on regression analysis (2018)

Bildergebnis für mayerl einstellungen und verhalten

Attitude research in empirical social research (2018)

How to: Structural Equation Modeling (2014)


Prof. Dr. Jochen Mayerl: 

consultation hour:

Wednesday, 14-15:00

Secretary: Petra Wolf



Press Articles

  • New Appointment at the University

    In February, the President of Chemnitz University of Technology appointed a new professor – Prof. Dr. Markus Richter leads the Professorship of Technical Thermodynamics …

  • “The Challenges of Europe are My Passion”

    Neslihan Altun (28) is studying for her master’s degree in Public Policy at the Hertie School of Governance and working at the Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs – she earned her bachelor’s degree in Chemnitz …

  • Migration: Exception or Rule?

    On 28 February, Prof. Dr. Birgit Glorius will give the opening lecture of the new event series at the Industriemuseum, titled “Melting Pot Chemnitz” (Schmelztiegel Chemnitz) …

  • "I Only Know Snow From the Movies“

    With the help of a DAAD scholarship, Ethiopian Teklebirhan Fisseha can write his Ph.D Thesis in the field of Composite Materials – a great opportunity that also involves many challenges …