Methodenzentrum Sozialwissenschaften

Center of Methods in Social Sciences


You can find us in the Goßlerstraße 19.

The Center of Methods in Social Sciences was founded in 2000 as an interdisciplinary institute at the Faculty of Social Sciences. It is meant to help with questions and problems concerning empirical social research. One of the main tasks of the Center in addition to the accomplishment of its own research projects is to guarantee the well-grounded education for the students in methods of Social Sciences. Besides the Center of Methods offers consultation and support with empirical research projects. In order to provide a broad range of methods in Social Sciences the Center is staffed with a professorship for quantitative methods and statistics, a professorship for qualitative methods and one for multimethod social research.


Office hours and consultation offers

Dear colleagues, dear students,

from 17.3. onwards the premises of the MZS will be closed to the public.
In urgent cases, please contact the respective members of staff via e-mail.

Best regards and stay healthy,
Your MZS team!



Here you can find out about consultation offers

more…


Exile_Flight_Persecution_poster_klein Exile – Flight – Persecution. International conference combined with the Annual Conference of the Section “Biographical Research” of the German Sociological Association
Further Information










New releases in the Göttinger Universitätsverlag

cover globale fluchtBahl, Eva/Becker, Johannes (2020): Global processes of flight and migration. The explanatory power of case studies. / Globale Flucht- und Migrationsprozesse. Die Erklärungskraft von Fallstudien. Göttingen: Göttingen University Press.
The volume is also available as a free download








cover child soldiers Bogner, Artur/Rosenthal, Gabriele (2019): Child Soldiers in Context. Biographies, Familial and Collective Trajectories in Northern Uganda. Göttingen: Göttingen University Press.
The volume is also available as a free download









Buch_Interpretative Rosenthal, Gabriele (2018): Interpretive Social Research. An Introduction. Universitätsverlag Göttingen.
The volume is also available as a free download










Buch_Established Rosenthal, Gabriele (Hrsg.)(2018): Established and Outsiders at the Same Time.
Self-Images and We-Images of Palestinians in the West Bank and in Israel. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen.
The volume is also available as a free download








Buch_KindersoldatInnen_klein Bogner, Artur/Rosenthal, Gabriele (2018): KindersoldatInnen im Kontext. Biographien, familien- und kollektivgeschichtliche Verläufe in Norduganda. Göttingen: Universitätsverlag Göttingen.
The volume is also available as a free download