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Sociology: Research practice and Practice-Based Research

full time

  • Master of Arts

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mainz

    Location

  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
Sociology, Social Science
Focus

Quality-Oriented Specialisation in Methods, Quantity-/Statistics-Oriented Specialisation in Methods

Target group

The Master's degree course offers students an in-depth education in pertinent theory and methods. The course has a pronounced scientific orientation and familiarises them with the latest theoretical discussions, methodological developments and empirical knowledge of sociology by means of practical research tasks. As far as didactic aspects are concerned, project-oriented working and learning are in the foreground. Qualitative explorative methods and/or qualitative standardised methods of social research are used for practical research activities.

Annotation

If the Bachelor degree certificate is not available by the application deadline, but at least 135 credit points can be demonstrated: Submit a certificate of study and examinations and the average grade achieved so far. (This certificate must be issued by the relevant higher education, original or officially authenticated copy). After enrolment, the diploma must be submitted. If the degree was obtained abroad: officially authenticated copy of a certificate of recognition (responsible: Student Service - Admission International).

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Bachelor's degree or equivalent from a university in Germany or abroad with at least 60 credit points in the subject of Sociology. A sufficient proficiency in English is required International applicants from non-German-speaking countries must provide evidence of proficiency in German at the level of the “German Language Test for Admission to Higher Education for Foreign Students” (DSH).

Lecture period
  • 24.10.2022 - 11.02.2023
  • 17.04.2023 - 23.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Participation in the lottery procedure for Master's degree programmes (winter semester 01.08.-31.08; summer semester 01.02.-28.02): www.studium.uni-mainz.de/losverfahren-master Please also note the earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    For more information on the application platform, please refer to the current range of Master's degree programmes at .

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

Summer semester (2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Participation in the lottery procedure for Master's degree programmes (winter semester 01.08.-31.08; summer semester 01.02.-28.02): www.studium.uni-mainz.de/losverfahren-master Please also note the earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    For more information on the application platform, please refer to the current range of Master's degree programmes at .

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

Studierendenservice - Zulassung International
Address
Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis 1, 1. OG
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22525
Fax:
06131 / 39-25548
Email:
incomings@international.uni-mainz.de
Web:
https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/internationales-incoming/

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung, Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis, Eingang 1, 1. OG
Address
Forum universitatis 1
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22122
Fax:
06131 / 39-25004
Email:
zsb@uni-mainz.de
Web:
http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/zsb

Graduate contact

Johannes Gutenberg-Universität Fachbereich 02 - Sozialwissenschaften, Medien und Sport Institut für Soziologie

Dr. Dirk Böpple