Sociology explores both individual human behavior and collective human behavior, including the effect and impact of the way people and societies co-exist. Sociology creates the foundations that allow us to understand social issues and social problems as well as find ways to cope with these problems. The JKU's Bachelor's degree program in Sociology is not only a broad, interdisciplinary, and solid curriculum providing strong theoretical foundations, students also learn how to effectively apply empirical social research methods. Students can customize the program and pursue areas of personal interest (such as migration, politics, health, and work). Graduates have numerous career options and career prospects in a variety of professions.
Multi-disciplinary academic program
Hone social skills
Individually select courses and set your program
Active involvement in hands-on, real-world research projects
Theory-based design of social processes
Bachelor's Degree in
Bachelor of Science (BSc)
German (Level C1)
The Bachelor's degree in Sociology focuses on conveying the following skills and abilities:
Moreover, the program aims to continually develop core competence skills:
Graduates of the Bachelor's degree program in Sociology are qualified to meet many professional profile requirements, particularly:
ADVANCED DEGREES AT THE JKU
After completing your Bachelor's degree, you can continue your education by pursuing an advanced degree:
The Bachelor's degree program requires completing courses totaling 180 ECTS credits in the following subject areas:
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* Students are encouraged to study abroad during this semester.
Students can opt to complete an internship as an elective (optional)
Contact the Admissions Office for additional information about the admission requirements.