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.

Guest lectures of prof. dr. Mick Couper from the University of Michigan

From 28 to 30 January 2019, the Center for Social Information Informatics hosted prof. dr. Micka Couper from the University of Michigan, where he presented his current research in the field of mobile applications and voice capture of data.

11. February 2019 | Notifications

Visit of ass. prof. dr. Daniele Toninelli from University of Bergamo

Associate prof. dr. Daniele Toninelli from the University of Bergamo visited the Faculty of Social Sciences from December 3rd to December 10th, 2018, within Erasmus + programme.

17. December 2018 | Notifications

Third edition of the monograph: Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek

Exploratory Social Network Analysis with Pajek: Revised and Expanded Edition for Updated Software Third Edition has been published recently by the Cambridge University Press.

24. September 2018 | Notifications

Publication of the abstract work of dr. Hlebec Valentina, prof.

Evaluation of access to long-term care services for old people ageing in place in Slovenia.

25. August 2018 | Notifications

3-year PhD position at ZeMKI, University of Bremen

Vacancy: 3-year PhD position at ZeMKI, University of Bremen (Computational Communication and Democracy Lab)

30. January 2019 | Work and study opportunities

Recruiting Doctoral Students, PhD in Information, University of Arizona, School of Information

The School of Information is accepting applications for the PhD program, for the incoming fall 2019 cohort. We are seeking students with interests in machine learning, natural language processing, text retrieval, virtual/mixed reality, or game development/design.

8. November 2018 | Work and study opportunities

Master's Programmes
Interdisciplinary Doctoral Programmes