The Sociology department is one of the oldest and largest in the Netherlands, conducting research on and teaching a wide array of sociological themes, such as social inequality, crime, migration and integration, social networks, policy and organisation, cooperative relationships, families and work.


karim manjra /
24 September 2019 20:00 - 21:30
According to sociologist Dr Stephanie L. Mudge, traditional leftist parties turned off voters by embracing neoliberalism. How will they recover?
Cooperative Relations Seminar
23 October 2019 15:30 - 17:00
Cooperative Relations Seminar, Department of Sociology, Utrecht University.


Tanja van der Lippe
20 June 2019
Her European research into investments in a sustainable workforce is scientifically innovative and has great social relevance.
26 February 2019
Dr. Anne-Rigt Poortman is awarded a grant of 1,5 million euros by the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research (NWO).
Samenwerkende proefpersonen
20 February 2019
NWO has recently funded the project titled “The competitive advantage of sanctioning institutions revisited: A multi-lab replication of Gürerk et al. (2006)."