Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Department of Social Sciences - Berlin Graduate School of Social Science

Programme Structure, Requirements, and Degree

The Sess.EuroPhD is directed towards analysing the interplay of economy and society in various research fields. As dissertation projects seven major areas of research, to be pursued in an interdisciplinary approach, are favoured:

  1. The interrelationship between economic and social structure
  2. Processes of change of economic organisations and institutions
  3. Markets understood as social structures and networks
  4. Labour markets, employment, and conflict
  5. Welfare state analysis and social security
  6. Economic and social inequality and perceptions of social justice
  7. Socio-economic inequality and the vulnerabiliy of democratic societies


Please turn to the links below to learn more about the curricular structure of the Sess.EuroPhD: