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.

Online Surveys

The paper by Vasja Vehovar and Katja Lozar Manfreda has been published in a handbook of online research methods by a recognized international publisher Sage.

8. May 2017 | Notifications

Collaboration between researchers

Scientometrics journal (Springer publisher) has published an article written by Hajdeje Iglič, Patrick Doreiana, Luke Kroneggerja (lecturer on programs of social informatics) and Anuške Ferligoj entitled "With Whom to Researchers collaborate and why?"

8. May 2017 | Notifications

WebCamp 2017

This year, WebCamp will take place on April 22, 2017 at the Faculty of Computer and Information Science in Ljubljana. You can expect a day full of diverse talks, chocolate, coffee, and fun.

30. March 2017 | Notifications

Gregor Čehovin presented a paper on survey breakoffs at GOR 2017 conference

Gregor Čehovin from the Centre for Social Informatics attended the General Online Reearch (GOR) 2017 conference.

23. March 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

Undergraduate Programmes
Master's Programmes
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programmes