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 280 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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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


AS Conference Online

Call for Papers Out

May 6-7, 2021

Workshop “Women on the Move”: Program Now Out

April 30, 2021

Workshop “Open Science & Replicability”: Program Now Out

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”

October 26-27, 2021

AS Sponsored Workshop “Life Course Analysis”

July 28-30, 2021

AS Sponsored Workshop “Environmental Social Sciences II”