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"Sociology" / Bachelor of Arts: Kernfach (fw)

Brief information on the subject

Das erste Jahr dient der Einführung in Grundlagen, das zweite Jahr der Vertiefung und das dritte Jahr der individuellen Schwerpunktsetzung sowie im Kernfach mit der abschließenden Bachelorarbeit. Nach dem Grundlagenstudium, in dem auf eine fundierte Ausbildung in Theorien und Methoden der empirischen Sozialforschung wertgelegt wird, folgt im Anschluss daran eine individuelle Spezialisierung. Die Fakultät bietet dabei eine konkurrenzlos breite Optionsvielfalt. Zur Wahl stehen dabei unter anderem folgende Themenfelder:

  • Theoretische Soziologie
  • Organisation
  • Sozialstruktur
  • Arbeit, Wirtschaft, Sozialpolitik
  • Transnationalisierung, Migration und Entwicklung
  • Geschlechterforschung
  • Wissenschaft, Technik, Medien

The courses

You will find the offer for this course in the eKVV.

An overview of the introductory and information events is provided by the central student counselling services.

Formalities / Important information

Course start

Studies can be commenced only in winter semester.

Length and scope of studies

The standard duration of studies is 6 semesters.

The studies Kernfach (fw) Sociology comprise 120 credit points.

Find out about the academic structure model and note the possible combinations as well as the rules regarding the individual supplementary area.

Admission requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor degree course, you must have university entry qualification (such as German "Abitur" - matriculation).

Special provisions will apply to applicants with a foreign educational certificate, for information go to here.

Likewise, special provisions shall apply for qualified vocational students.

Application, admission and enrolment  1

The places are subject to admission restrictions (Numerus clausus). A separate application will be required in this case. Online applications for a winter semester must be made by 15 July to the student office of Bielefeld University, or 15 January, respectively, for a summer semester. The admission notices will be mailed following the end of the application deadline. If you receive an admission notice from the student office within the main award procedure or one of the follow-up procedures, you will be able to enrol or transfer within the set deadline. Following the expiration of this deadline, the place will be awarded otherwise. The enrolment documents can be filled in at the student office of Bielefeld University using the online enrolment assistent. Detailed information and notices regarding the application procedure are provided by the here.

Likewise, special provisions shall apply for qualified vocational students.

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Die Angaben zu Zulassungsbeschränkungen / Numerus clausus beziehen sich auf die Bewerbung zum Wintersemester 2014/15 und Sommersemester 2015.

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"technical" degree programme; no option for teaching profession available here.