Welcome to the Academy of Sociology

The Academy of Sociology is a professional scientific association promoting analytical-empirical social science. It was founded in 2017, and at present has 300 members, the majority of whom are currently working at universities or research centers. The academy’s primary purpose is the advancement of analytical-empirical sociology, be it in research, teaching, or public outreach.

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AS Dissertation Award

2021 Award Goes to Dr. Katrin Paula

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Theories of Middle Range

The Legacy of Robert K. Merton

Call ‘AS Dissertation Award’ 2021

AS Award Comes with 1,500€ Prize Money.

Meta-scientific Programme to Analyse & Optimise Replicability

DFG Call for Proposals Now Out

Social Status, Cultural Taste & Trust

Findings From Incentivized Trust Games’ Experiments

Egocentric Network Analysis

The Impact of Using Virtual Tools

Intergenerational Mobility in Germany

Education as a Barrier for the Low Skilled?

Parental Wealth & Educational Inequality

How Wealth Differences Impact Competencies in Primary Schools

Checklist for Quantitative Social Science Articles

New AS Resource Paper

Provision & Handling of Research Data

AS Guidelines Available in English


Funding of workshops in 2022

Call for proposals annouced

Oct 14-15, 2021

Workshop Causality in the Social Sciences III: Program Now Out

Oct 26-27, 2021

Life Course Analysis Workshop 2021: Program Now Out

Conference Website Activated

Registration Now Open

September 23-24, 2021

Introduction to pairfam

October 14-15, 2021

AS Sponsored Workshop “Causality in the Social Sciences III”

September 27-28, 2021

DZHW-Workshop “Methodological Innovations in Research on Spatial Mobility”