Social Sciences

The hallmarks of research activities in our Faculty are their predominantly (euro-)regional orientation and their high level of inter- and trans-disciplinary cooperation.

Parallel to this work on our research foci, the Faculty has over the years systematically developed and established social research methodologies. Our studies now exhibit a broad spectrum of methodological approaches. Ethnographic field surveys, research into biographies and metaphor analysis – all stand side by side with evaluation research. Therefore both paradigms of social research – the qualitative and the quantitative – are covered.

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Areas of expertise
  • Gender, Generations, Age and Ageing
  • Social Life Situations and Inequalities
  • Social Planning
  • Urban Neighbourhood Research
  • Degree Programme Development Studies
  • Structural Changes towards a Knowledge Society
  • Integration and Application of New Forms of Teaching and Learning
  • E-learning and Professional Development (CPD) Networks
Street address

Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz
Fakultät Natur- und Umweltwissenschaft
Külzufer 2
02763 Zittau

Correspondence address

Hochschule Zittau/Görlitz
Fakultät Natur- und Umweltwissenschaften
Postfach 1454
02754 Zittau

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