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Social Sciences

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What keeps modern society together?
  • What is globalisation?
  • How do cultures differ?
  • How is socio-scientific knowledge formed and assessed?
  • Which specific perspectives and explanations do economy, sociology, political science, social psychology and social anthropology provide?

Degree programmes


Social Sciences, Bachelor 1 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

student have the opportunity to study not only traditional sociology, but also cultural psychology, social anthropology, economics and empiric methods, and to apply the acquired knowledge in an interdisciplinary manner in a research project as well as an internship.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Labour, economic and organisational processes
  • Globalisation and international relations
  • Governance and public finances
  • Interculturality and migration
  • Quantitative and qualitative research methods

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
good English-language skills and adequate understanding of mathematics

... enjoy:
analysing cultural, social, economic and political coexistence of humans

... struggle through:
different perspectives and controversial statements

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in corporate management and consulting
  • in administration and politics
  • in market and opinion research
  • in the fields of consultancy, marketing and advertising
  • in the fields of education and culture

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done during the degree course.
Duration: 8 weeks

Studying abroad ...

is recommended.
Duration: 1 semester

Where do I find help?

Contact students

Fachschaft Sozialwissenschaft
Building, Room: GD 03/137
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25418
Website Fachschaft