Research at the Faculty of Social Sciences

Research at the Faculty of Social Science covers seven disciplines.

Communication Science
The core of the research in communication science lies in the nature of media messages and their effect on receivers.

Governance Studies
The Department of Governance Studies explores the dynamics of governing organizations, especially in the public sector.

Organization Sciences 
The themes that are analyzed by our organization scientists are strategy, opportunities and culture in organizations.

Political Science
Our scholars in Political Science examine the multi-level governance structures in Europa and beyond.

Social and Cultural Anthropology
Our anthropologists study mobility, beliefs and belonging in a globalizing world.

The themes in sociology research are ageing, social changes and conflicts, and social mobility and inequality. 

Philanthropic Studies
The Center for Philanthropic Studies analyzes philanthropy and volunteering in society.