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Welcome at our Department!
The Department of Sociology is characterized by diversity in research and teaching. Current socio-political questions are the forefront, we offer a deep theoretical eduction in sociology. We focus on theme-based and practice-oriented trainings in methodology. 

Head of Department
ao. Univ.-Prof. Dr. Heinz-Jürgen Niedenzu

Deputy Head of Department
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Markus Schermer

Course Director Sociology
assoc. Prof. Dr. Silvia Rief

Siglinde Hörtnagl
Verena Krug
Monika Liengitz
Christine Saueregger
Karin Schönegger


Department of Sociology
Universitätsstraße 15, 2nd floor West
A-6020 Innsbruck 

Phone +43(0)512.507.73401
Fax +43(0)512.507.73599                     

E-mail: soziologie[at]

Office hours
Monday to Thursday 10.00-12.00 am

Where to find us…
[LINK to Open Street Maps Department of Sociology]

Where to find our staff members...
Floor plan of the Department of Sociology to Floor plan

The name of the department's facebook page is: Institut für Soziologie - Universität Innsbruck

The Faculty's Student Union "Fachschaft Politologie und Soziologie"