Social Sciences

Department of Sociology

The Department of Sociology is a highly rated, research driven department, which offers BA and MA programs in Sociology, Social Work and Socio-Economic Sciences (in collaboration with the Faculty of Business and Economics).The department currently has about 20 Faculty members and more than 80 researchers at pre-doctoral and postdoctoral level, covering expertise in research and teaching in most subdisciplines, from social policy and demography to urban and environmental sociology.

Research in the department is characterized by an international orientation and interdisciplinary collaboration. It is organized in four thriving research groups:

Centre for Population, Family and Health

Centre for Migration and Intercultural Studies (CeMIS)

Herman Deleeck Centre for Social Policy (CSB)

Centre for Research on Environmental and Social Change (CRESC)