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Institute of Sociology
Institute of Sociology

Welcome to the Institute of Sociology

Are you interested in the social background and consequences of

  • Changes in the structure of work, organisation and technology
  • The development of health and health care systems
  • Globalisation and internationalisation of the modern world?

Then this is the place for you …

These themes (and many others deriving from them) are the focal point of our teaching and research.

Information for prospective students

If you are interested in our sociological degree programmes (currently without numerus clausus):

  • Bachelor of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Arts in Sociology
  • Master of Science in Public Health - Prevention and Evaluation

you will find further information here: Our degree programmes

We are looking forward to your application.



Press Articles

  • Inauguration of the new University President

    The inauguration of Prof. Gerd Strohmeier was accompanied by Federal Minister Prof. Johanna Wanka, Saxon State Minister Stange, and the President of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Neugebauer, as guests …

  • „UrbanSAX“ launches in London

    The student initiative “Fortis Saxonia” of the Chemnitz University competes with their newly developed vehicle “UrbanSAX” in the Shell Eco-marathon from May 25 till 28, 2017 …