The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology offers innovative MA and PhD programs, including a specialization in Global and Urban Studies. Our conscious integration of the discipline of Sociology and Social Anthropology offers training to pursue groundbreaking research on current social issues through multi-scalar analysis from a critical perspective. We are committed to both academic excellence and socially conscious scholarship.

Our areas of research and teaching include globalization, migration, postcolonialism, comparative and historical analysis of capitalism, urban change, political and economic sociology, culture, development, network analysis, religion, visual anthropology, and gender and sexuality.

We welcome visitors during our Fall and Winter semesters through various programs, such as ERASMUS mobilities, Doctoral Support Program, or Marie Curie Mobility. 

If you have questions contact the Department Coordinator, Annamaria Preisz (preisza@ceu.edu) or Ildiko Chikan (chikani@ceu.edu). For academic issues concerning the MA Programs, the MA director is Prem Rajaram (rajaramp@ceu.edu).