Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Berlin Graduate School of Social Sciences (BGSS)



  • The BGSS relies on a faculty consisting of 32 professors and senior lecturers of the Department of Social Sciences (ISW) and partner institutions.

Doctoral Researchers

  • BGSS Doctoral Researchers are organized in generational cohorts starting every year in October.


  • Please find valuable contact information about the different functions of the BGSS Team here.





  • After the completion of the doctorate about half of the graduates stay in Academia, others work in related fields such as University administration, foundations, or thinktanks.