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Welcome to the Chair of Empirical Economic Sociology of the FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg!

Prof. Dr. Tobias Wolbring is head of the Empirical Economic Sociology Chair since July 2017.

Matthias Collischen, Andreas Eberl, Sebastian Prechsl, Edgar Treischl and Tilman Wörz well as Ulrike Marx in the secretariat, is at your disposal for questions and concerns.

On our website you will find first information about the chair, research and teaching. We invite you to get to know our work and get a comprehensive picture of our projects. You will also get first impressions about your study expectations and you are very welcome to get in touch with us!
The Chair deals with selected aspects of economic sociology, educational research, inequality and science research with a focus on quantitative methods of empirical social research.


For questions and comments please contact us and the team at any time!




Tobias Wolbring was reelected as spokesman of the German Sociological Association at the last general meeting of the section "Methods of Empirical Social Research" in Cologne in November. The Executive Board also consists of Prof. Dr. Ing. Petra Stein (University of Duisburg-Essen) and Dr. Heinz Lei...