at the Department of Sociology (DoS) at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
With 16 professors and more than 50 researchers, the Department of Sociology at the University of Duisburg-Essen is one of the largest higher education and research institutions in Sociology in the German-speaking world. Currently, about 2,000 students are enrolled in different study programs at the DoS. The Institute forms part of the Faculty for Social Sciences at the University of Duisburg-Essen.
The DoS is embedded in a dynamic and innovative research environment at the University of Duisburg-Essen. Research-intensive university chairs, the Institute for Work, Skills and Training (IAQ) and the Institute of East Asian Studies (IN-EAST), contribute to the national and international academic recognition of DoS scholars across a broad range of research topics. Together with the Institute of Political Sciences, the Käte Hamburger Kolleg Center for Global Cooperation Research, the Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (KWI), and the Faculty of Education, the DoS forms an interdisciplinary cluster in the Social Sciences that inspires both academic staff and students.