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Freie Universität Berlin
Institute of Sociology
Garystr. 55
14195 Berlin

+49 30 838 57651


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This is our internal mailing list for important information about the MA program, advertisments, events, etc. from the Institute of Sociology for you, the students of our MA program. With this list, you get regularly informed about teaching, research, and job offers at the Institute and its affiliated research centers.  


This is our external mailing list for external job advertisements and information on academic events that are not organized by members of the Institute but might still be relevant to you.
You can subscribe
here if you are a student of or interested in our MA program "Sociology - European Societies." You can also use this mailing list to inform your fellow students about events, job advertisements, etc.
The mailing list is moderated, and only relevant content will be forwarded.

Student Representatives

2019 cohort: Ezgi Koc (ezgi.koc@fu-berlin.de) & Simge Tasdemir (simge.tasdemir@fu-berlin.de)

2018 cohort: Marina Seddig (seddim94@zedat.fu-berlin.de) & Arman Reihani-Masouleh (arman.reihani@fu-berlin.de)

2017 cohort: David Kasprowski (Jil) (david.kasprowski@fu-berlin.de) & Tae Kyeong Yun (Tae) (taekyeong.yun@fu-berlin.de)

Please note:

Student representatives can answer your questions on program experience and on the content of courses they attended. 
They are not able to answer administrative questions (procedure, deadlines etc.), questions on your application status (Sharepoint or uni-assist), or questions on documents (missing, sended, required).

Examination office:

Contact person: Christian Opitz (PB-MA-SOZIOLOGIE@polsoz.fu-berlin.de)

Ihnestr. 21, Room 306; +49 838 65732

Office hours:

During term time: Mondays and Wednesdays 11:00am – 1:00pm

During the semester break: Wednesdays 11:00am – 1:00pm

(Please also check this website for any changes)

Responsibilities of the Examinations Office:

  • General matters related to examinations
  • Registration and procedure for Part-, Intermediary and Final Examinations
  • Acceptance of applications to the examining board (e.g. recognition of previous studies)
  • Confirmation of Transcripts of Records

Study office:

Contact persons: Sylvia Stähr, Alexander Teinz, Stephanie Pickhan (studienbuero@polsoz.fu-berlin.de)

Ihnestr. 21, Room 309, +49 30 838 52355

Office hours:

During term time: Tuesdays and Thursdays 11:00am – 1:00pm

During the semester break: Tuesdays 11:00am – 1:00pm

(Please also check this website for any changes)

Responsibilities of the Study Office

  • General study und teaching matters
  • Registration, deregistration and changes to registration for courses in Campus Management
  • Advanced examination advice in line with §13 of the Bylaws on Academic Matters (SfS)
  • Matters of Quality Assurance in studying and teaching


How to get here

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By public transport

Means of transportBest stop
 U3 Oskar-Helene-Heim
 Metro-Bus M11 Bitscher Straße
 coach X10 Oskar-Helene-Heim
 coach 110 Bitscher Straße
 coach 115 Oskar-Helene-Heim
 coach 285 Oskar-Helene-Heim
 coach 623 Oskar-Helene-Heim

By car

Institute of Sociology (Garystr. 55) on the map. There are parking spaces available in front of the Institute