The Faculty is substantially involved in two research training groups:
RTG World Politics

  The Data Service Center for Business and Organizational Data (FDZ-BO) is a service facility for scientists in the field of organizational research.

  The Niklas-Luhmann-Guest-Professor- ship appoints internationally renowned sociologists so that they can enrich the department by sharing their significant and innovative theories.

  Since 1985, 82 students at the Faculty of Sociology have received their Post- Doctoral Habilitation.

  At the Institute for World Society Studies (IW) scholars explore such topics as the emergence of the system of world poli- tics, the functional differentiation of glo- bal society and global social policy.