Master of Arts Sociology

Study Discipline: Social Sciences
Study Programme Details
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions:Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

In today’s dynamic world, understanding the intricate tapestry of society and culture is paramount for personal and professional growth. Our Master of Arts in Sociology program at the University of Bonn offers an enriching blend of theoretical depth and practical application, empowering students to carve their niche in a rapidly evolving global landscape. Through a collaborative effort between the esteemed Sociology department, the Käte Hamburger Center for Advanced Study in the Humanities “Law as Culture,” and the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft, students delve into specialized modules tailored to their interests.


Embark on a journey of intellectual exploration with our Master of Arts in Sociology program. Beyond foundational knowledge in sociological theory and empirical research methodology, students have the opportunity to immerse themselves in four distinct thematic areas: Empirical Research Methods, Socioprudence in Organizations, Global Society, and Law as Culture.

Through immersive internships, students hone their skills, preparing them for diverse career paths in both national and international arenas. Expand your horizons beyond disciplinary boundaries by delving into specialized fields such as Political Science, Geography, or Evaluation and Quality Assurance. Whether your interests lie in Oriental and Asian Studies or Latin America, our program equips you with the tools to thrive in a multicultural world.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Minimum grade of 2.7 or local equivalent
  • Specific modules totaling a minimum of 36 ECTS credits: Methods of Empirical Research, History of Sociological Theory and Thought, Sociological Theory, General Sociology, Subfields of Sociology
  • Methods of Empirical Research
  • History of Sociological Theory and Thought
  • Sociological Theory
  • General Sociology
  • Subfields of Sociology
  • Elective Courses

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Future Career Outcomes

Our alumni have made significant strides in various industries, from leading media outlets to influential policy think tanks. By honing their analytical and research skills, graduates excel in roles spanning journalism, public relations, academia, and beyond. Employers value the interdisciplinary approach of our program, recognizing graduates as adept problem-solvers and critical thinkers. Join a network of successful professionals shaping the future of society and culture.

Visa Requirements:

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