The Department of Social Sciences was founded in April 2020. The department includes sociological teaching and research sections, the Social Research Center and the Didactics of Social Sciences. On this page you can find all teaching and research areas belonging to the department, our study programs and news from the department.
The Department of Social Sciences actively participates in Funding Week
Prof. Martina Brandt speaks on the topic of »International cooperation partners in research projects.«
Inaugural lecture by Prof. Bernd Sommer
Prof. Bernd Sommer gives his inaugural lecture as part of the social science colloquium.
HBS Reseach Training Group „New Challenges in Aging Societies“ Approved at the Department of Social Sciences
How will the shortage of skilled workers develop? What role does lifelong learning play in this? How has the Corona pandemic changed the care sector?…
New report on the German social innovation ecosystem
On 30 November 2022, the results of the analyses of the German social innovation ecosystem within the framework of the KoSI project were published.
Martina Brandt becomes deputy speaker in the scientific advisory board of the DZA
Book announcement: "Spannungsfeld Nichtinanspruchnahme - Wenn Bedürftige auf den Sozialstaat verzichten" (When indigent persons reject the social state)
Sfs researcher Dr. Jennifer Eckhardt publishes study on waiver of welfare benefits by formally eligible individuals