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Sociology

University of Mannheim

48 months
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About

Research activities in the Sociology programme from Graduate School of Economics and Social Science (GESS) from University of Mannheim, are clearly empirical-analytical in nature, which means they draw on empirical data, but are informed by theory and based on rigorous methods.

Overview

Frequently, empirical studies in this Sociology programme from the Graduate School of Economics and Social Science (GESS) at the University of Mannheim, are also complemented with international comparisons and longitudinal studies. Extensive surveys, administrative data, experimental designs, and historical sources form the basis of empirical research.

Features

Empirical-analytical research with a quantitative focus, methodological diversity as well as interdisciplinarity are the linchpins of research conducted within the department and the School of Social Sciences. 

The School of Social Sciences closely collaborates with GESIS Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences and the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW).

Programme Structure

Research projects

  • Research at the Mannheim Centre for European Social Research (MZES)
  • Welfare state research, sociological theory, and economic and organizational sociology
  • Research on methods of empirical social research
  • Sociopsychological research 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
100

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Letter of motivation
    • Writing sample
    • Certificates and transcripts of grade
    • TOEFL scores
    • Any supplementary information you like to provide

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
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    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 48 months.
  • Doctoral candidates pay no tuition fees. 
  • Semester fees currently amount to €174

Living costs for Mannheim

800 - 1100 EUR /month
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