Weiss      Here you will find a compilation of principles and specific rules to your studies.




Weiss      MAREM (MApping REfugees′ arrivals at Mediterranean borders) is an interdisciplinary research project dealing with the situation of asylum seekers and refugees in the Mediterranean as well as with the corresponding national and European politics.



Publication      The "refugee crisis" is not just a test for Europe, it also has the potential to raise a European society project in a globalized world.
Pries, Ludger (2016): Migration and arriving. The chances of refugee movement. Frankfurt am Main. Campus.



Marawo      The master's degree program management and regulation of work, business and organization (MaRAWO) communicates scientific knowledge and professional skills in the areas of labor, business and organization.


  • From 03 to 07 April 2017 the Chair of Sociology / Organisation, Migration, Participation hosts the Spring School “Current Migration and Refugee Dynamics”:
    By combining perspectives of various disciplines the Spring School examines causes, characteristics and implications of current movements, political regulations and social situations. The Spring School includes a variety of activities such as lectures, writing workshops, presentations and a field trip which promote lively participation and active academic debate. Participation is open to Master and early PhD students.
    Interested?    http://www.sowi.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/sozomm/springschool.html.en

  • Dr. Anna Mratschkowski will be on maternity leave from 12.11.2016.
  • New Releases
    Gansbergen, Anna; Pries, Ludger; Witkowski, Juliana (2016): Versunken im Mittelmeer? Flüchtlingsorganisationen im Mittelmeerraum und das Europäische Asylsystem. transcript

  • On September 30, 2016, the chair team participated in this year's Wissensnacht Ruhr. Many interested people were introduced to the varied work and the various projects. The speed-talking with refugees and the knowledge tests on the European refugee situation were particularly popular. Numerous visitors were also able to try naturalization tests. For further information on the WissensNacht Ruhr, click here. For more information, please click here.

  • Homework: Dear students, homeworks in VSPL with appropriate note will be unlocked, if the students discuss their homework with Mr. Prof.Dr. Ludger Pries/ Mrs. Dr. Margit Fauser during office hours.

  • Study achievements: Existing questions for the recognition can be clarified with all necessary original documents also within the office hours.

  • Office hours - Winter semester 2016/17:
    The next office hours of Mr. Pries will take place from Friday, 10.02.2017 From 10.00 to 11.00 hours. clock. Please enter the list in the secretariat
    The office hours of Dr. Margit Fauser will take place in the winter term 2016/17 always from 4 pm to 5 pm.

    Here find useful information on how to apply the M.A. Soz.Wiss. 1 subject (from WS15 / 16).