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.

3rd Summer School on Internet-based Data Collection and Analysis in Decision Making 2019

The Graduate School of Decision Sciences and Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, invite you to take part in our 3rd Summer School on Internet-based Data Collection and Analysis in Decision Making. September 09-13, 2019 @ University of Konstanz.

5. July 2019 | Notifications

Call - Assistant Research Scientist at Center for Survey Research (Academia Sinica, Taiwan)

Job Announcement at Center for Survey Research, Research Center for Humanities and Social Sciences, Academia Sinica Taipei, Taiwan.

28. June 2019 | Notifications

Video of the guest lecture by Yael Oppenheim on the Buzzilla platform for social network analysis

On Friday, May 31, 2019, the Centre for Social Informatics hosted Yael Oppenheim from the University of Haifa. Yael is an expert in marketing and social and digital analytics for qualitative and quantitative research. She is also the founder of the FitMyTime platform, which offers digital support for fitness and yoga users.

11. June 2019 | Notifications

Guest lectures of prof. dr. Michael Bosnjak (ZPID, University of Trier)

Chair of Social Science Informatics and Methodology hosted prof. dr. Michael Bosnjak.

26. April 2019 | Notifications

6 fully funded PhD positions in Italy, Trento

6 fully funded PhD Positions are available at the Department of Sociology and Social Research at the University of Trento.

19. April 2019 | Work and study opportunities

8th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology & Scholarships

Call - 8th GESIS Summer School in Survey Methodology & Scholarships (1-23 Aug, Cologne DE)

19. April 2019 | Work and study opportunities

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