Offers for Students

The support of the students of the Faculty of Social Science is especially close to SOPRA e.V.'s heart! We therefore strive to offer you a diverse range of practical insights, contact promotion and further support in your interest. Find out here about all offers & events at a glance!

Information about the membership offers of SOPRA e.V. can be found here.


The student award of SOPRA e.V. is aimed at young academics whose bachelor's or master's thesis or dissertation has a particular practical relevance. The prize, which is linked to a gift in kind, is awarded annually and traditionally presented at a graduation ceremony.

Information about the nomination process and the award winners of previous years can be found here.

We look forward to receiving your entries!

SOPRA e.V. supports projects that correspond to the statutory purpose of the association. Students have the possibility to apply for funding for their different projects.

Whether your project is suitable for funding by SOPRA e.V. can be found in the funding conditions.

If you have any questions about possible funding, please contact our office at!

Event Series

Exchange ideas with alumni of our faculty in an informal atmosphere! Get tips and answers to your questions and expand your network!

In this series of events, you will regularly have the opportunity to get to know the most diverse fields of practice of social scientists. We invite graduates of the faculty to talk about their experiences in social science practice. You will find the announcement of the next events on our homepage.

SOPRA e.V. supports the career orientation event "QUO VADIS?" of the faculty's internship office. Learn more about upcoming events here!

In this series of events of the Gender Studies Section, representatives from various professional fields report on their experiences. The event will focus on the following questions: What is gender knowledge and how is it implemented in professional practice? What professional opportunities do graduates with gender knowledge have? How can professional fields be changed by incorporating gender competencies?

Information on the next events can be found on the website of the Gender Studies Section.

As a cooperation partner, we regularly offer practice-oriented seminars for students, especially in the master's area. Information on current and upcoming events can be found in the annotated course catalog.

Traditionally, SOPRA e.V. supports the annual graduation ceremony of the Faculty of Social Science and awards the annual student award for particularly practice-oriented theses. We look forward to meeting you at your graduation ceremony!