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.

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

Prof. dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda attended ITACOSM 2017 – the 5th ITAlian COnference on Survey Methodology

Associate prof. dr. Katja Lozar Manfreda attended ITACOSM 2017 – the 5th ITAlian COnference on Survey Methodology.

23. June 2017 | Notifications

A first student obtaining a double degree within the agreement of the Faculty of Social Sciences UL and University of Salerno

In June 2017 a first student obtained a double master degree in Social informatics from UL and Master of Science in Sociology and Policies for the Territory form the University of Salerno.

20. June 2017 | Notifications

Studentships in Digital Media and Society

Ben Light - BA (Hons), MSc, PhD., Professor of Digital Society at University of Salford is open to taking students at the University of Salford in the intersecting areas of digital media, gender and sexuality.

8. November 2016 | Work and study opportunities

Funded PhD Opportunities & Online Info Session, Illinois

The School of Information Sciences, the iSchool at Illinois, is actively recruiting outstanding doctoral students who are interested in becoming partners in their world-renowned research and scholarship program.

8. November 2016 | Work and study opportunities

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