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.

NextGen@ICANN Application Round for ICANN63 Is Now Open

ICANN launched the application round for those interested in participating at the ICANN63 meeting in Barcelona.

27. May 2018 | Notifications

Invitation to guest lecture by dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf

Invitation to guest lecture by dr. Bianca C. Reisdorf on implications of search engines for democratic processes

14. May 2018 | Notifications

Statistical data about EU

Chair of Social Informatics and Methodology hosted lecturers from the Slovenian national Statistical office.

9. May 2018 | Notifications

Data collection is changing, are you ready for it?

Data collection used to mean clipboards and telephone calls, this all changed with the advent of online data collection, and the change continues. In these three webinars, you can hear about Big Data, AI, Chatbots, e-ethnogrpahy and social media.

3. May 2018 | Notifications

GGP hire 12 months development officer for research infrastructure

The GGP is currently recruiting to help us develop further the GGP as a research infrastructure including the preparation of our ESFRI application.

21. May 2018 | Work and study opportunities

8 fully-funded PhD positions, Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences, University of Milan

8 fully-funded PhD positions, Doctoral School in Philosophy and Human Sciences, University of Milan

14. May 2018 | Work and study opportunities

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