Sofia University Kliment Ohridski
- Department of Sociology.
Sociology Assoc. Prof. Maya Grekova, Doctor Habil.
The Institute of Sociology,
Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
The Institute of Sociology, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, is the most important research center in the field of contemporary sociology in Bulgaria. The Institute conducts basic and field research, provides postgraduate education and specialized expertise. Many of our scientists teach sociology at universities and colleges throughout the country.
General sociology theory,
medium-range theories, methodology and history of sociology, specialized branches of
contemporary sociology are elaborated in the Institute. Academic autonomy and freedom
secures the coexistence and elaboration of competing sociological paradigms.
The research strategies of the Institute of Sociology are aimed at the study and analysis of social stratification and mobility, institutional transformation and regional development, etc. within the context of globalization and Bulgaria's transitions to a market economy and democracy.
Department of METHODS OF
SOCIOLOGICAL SURVEY AND PUBLIC OPINION RESEARCH
Department of SOCIOLOGY OF ORGANIZATION AND POLITICS
Department of ETHNOSOCIOLOGY AND SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY
Department of SOCIOLOGY OF DEVIANT BEHAVIOUR
Department of SOCIOLOGY OF LABOUR AND SOCIAL POLICY
Department of SOCIOLOGY OF SCIENCE AND EDUCATION
Department of SOCIOLOGY OF RELIGIONS AND EVERYDAY LIFE
Department of GLOBAL AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Department of COMMUNITIES AND SOCIAL STRATIFICATION.