Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology

  • Welcome to the Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology

    The mission of the department is providing excellence in education, research and development of social informatics, methodology of social research and social statistics.

  • 11 reasons to study Social Informatics

    You do not know which study programme to enrol? Cannot decide between the social and natural sciences?

  • Study of Social Informatics offers great diversity

    Social informatics links social sciences, informatics and statistics. Often works as a data analyst and project manager in public institutions and private companies.

The Department of Social Informatics has implemented the study programme Social informatics since 1984, as the first such study programme in the world. 

According to its mission the Department offers theoretical base and professional knowledge and skills in the fields of social informatics, methodology, and statistics. In this way a graduate of Social Informatics can competently deal with the interaction of information-communication technologies and contemporary societies. Our graduates are employed in private and public sector, in their own companies, in academia, covering a range of professional profiles: web analytics, optimization of information systems and services, statistics and methodology, market research, research management and consulting, business analytics.

Lecturers of Social Informatics participate in a variety of national and international research projects, cooperate with different private and public research organizations in Slovenia and abroad, and publish with world's leading journals and publishers.

Webinar: Love Data Management

Let European data experts take you on a tour around the research data lifecycle to learn about best practices in data management to make research data findable, understandable, sustainably accessible and reusable.

19. January 2018 | Notifications

Visiting professor dr. Maria Prosperina Vitale from the University of Salerno lectured on social network data collection and data analysis

Faculty of Social Sciences hosted Assoc. Prof. Maria Prosperina Vitale, Ph. D., and doctoral student Pierluigi Vitale from University of Salerno (Italy) between December 12 and 14.

15. December 2017 | Notifications

Member of Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology presented papers at the 7th Conference of the European Survey Research Association (ESRA)

Attending the ESRA 2017 conference were Katja Lozar Manfreda, PhD, Andraž Petrovčič, PhD, Nejc Berzelak, Ana Slavec, PhD, Anuška Ferligoj, PhD and Tina Kogovšek, PhD.

24. August 2017 | Notifications

Associate prof. dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda was teaching at BARCELONA SUMMER SCHOOL IN SURVEY METHODOLOGY 2017

Associate prof. dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda was teaching at the BARCELONA SUMMER SCHOOL IN SURVEY METHODOLOGY 2017.

5. July 2017 | Notifications

PhD position on the field of data analytics or social network analysis in Estonia

Institute of Computer Science at the University of Tartu is looking for a phd student in following research themes:Social Network (or Media) Analysis Data Analytics.

31. January 2018 | Work and study opportunities

2 tenured senior researcher positions at INED

INED will be recruiting two senior researchers in 2018.

19. January 2018 | Work and study opportunities

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