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  • Infotag zum Masterstudium Soziologie am 5. März!

    Schliesst du in Kürze dein BA in Soziologie ab und überlegst dir, mit dem Masterstudium weiterzufahren? Dann komm am 5. März um 20:00 Uhr zu unserem Info-Event auf Zoom. Wir werden auch Fragen beantworten und freuen uns auf dich! Keine Anmeldung notwendig: 

  • Online-Hass-Expertin Dr. Lea Stahel am Symposium «Expertise unter Druck – Orientierung und Schutz für Wissenschaftler:innen in der Öffentlichkeit»

    Am 29.2.2024 wird Lea Stahel zu Ursachen von digitalem Hass sprechen, neben «hochkarätigen» Expert:innen wie Prof. Dr. Alena Buyx, Vorsitzende des Deutschen Ethikrats und Kuratoriumsmitglied der @zeitstiftungbucerius, Prof. Dr. Christian Drosten, Leiter der Virologie in der Berliner Charité.

  • Soziologie studieren? Hier lang.

    Überlegst du, Soziologie zu studieren? Hier einige Info-Links, um dir die Entscheidung zu erleichtern (mit Video!): 

  • Simon Walo receives FAN Award 2024

    We are honoured to announce that Dr. Simon Walo has been awarded the 2024 «FAN award for early career researchers» (Fonds zur Förderung des akademischen Nachwuchses) for his outstanding doctoral achievements at the Sparkling Research celebration event of the University of Zurich on February 6, 2024.

  • 📣 Public colloquium! Our department's current research priorities (Forschungsschwerpunkte SUZ)

    👉🏻 «Current Sociological Research CSR» public talk series
    📆 Feb 20, 2024, 12:15-13:45
    👤 Our department researchers
    📍Andreasstr. 15, 8050 ZH, Room AND 4.06

    Every semester, our Department hosts a series of public talks (colloquiums) on the topic of «Current Sociological Research (CSR)» with local researchers and invited guest speakers. While these talks are mandatory for our Master's degree students, any interested members of the general public are welcome to assist - no registration needed. 

  • Welcome Sarah Berkinshaw

    🍀 We are delighted to welcome Sarah Berkinshaw, a doctoral student in a sub-project of the URPP Human Reproduction Reloaded: «Human Reproduction in Societies and Markets».

    In her dissertation, Sarah is investigating the causes of gender segregation in academic subjects and subsequent career choices. In particular, she examines how preferences for certain subjects and professions are shaped by values and role perceptions that have developed through social background and gender-specific socialization.

    Dear Sarah, we are so pleased that you decided to continue your studies with us after completing your Master's degree in Sociology & Political Science at! Here's to an enriching and fulfilling academic journey. May your time with us be filled with curiosity, resilience, and moments of profound insight. 

    Kind regards,
    The team at SUZ

  • The process of competitive regionalization currently going on in the Asia-Pacific region

    Is East Asia integrating or fragmenting? - An outside view on Asia's Free Trade Agreements by Patrick Ziltener.

  • «Down and out? the role of household income in students’ friendship formation in school-classes» - new study by Isabel Raabe et al.

    Adolescents from low-income families have fewer opportunities to form friendships and integrate socially at school. This was the result of a study which examined data from over 200 school classes in Sweden, led by Isabel Raabe from the University of Zurich and her colleagues Chaïm la Roi and Stephanie Plenty from Stockholm University.

  • Welcome Matthias Klingler

    We are very happy to welcome Matthias Klingler, our new PhD student in the «Human Reproduction Reloaded | H2R» URPP research project «Human Reproduction in Societies and Markets»,  supervised by Prof. Marco Giesselmann.


  • Willkommen Bettina Isengard - Programmkoordinatorin und Studienfachberaterung

    Bettina Isengard ist seit Ende 2023 unsere neue Programmkoordinatorin & Studienfachberaterin. Wir heissen sie hiermit herzlich willkommen!


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