Research Centres

The Department of Sociology houses a number of research centres or has researchers affiliated with interdisciplinary centres under the Faculty of Social Sciences. You can read more about the individual centres on their respective websites.

Employment Relations Research Centre (FAOS) 

FAOS focuses on studies of the labour market, industrial relations and, in recent years, employment relations from Danish, Nordic and European perspectives. 

Coordination for Gender Research in Denmark

Coordination for Gender Research in Denmark is tasked with initiating, internationalising and disseminating gender research. It functions as an important hub between universities and national and transnational institutions and organisations.    

Centre for the Sociological Study of Science, Expertise and Society

CEVES provides researchers in the sociology of science and expertise with an engaged research environment, and hosts a variety of public talks and research seminars as well as courses and study groups related to ongoing research at the Centre. The centre website is only available in Danish.

Centre for Anthropological, Political and Social Theory (CAPS)

CAPS has as its primary goal to facilitate and promote theoretical research, debate and reflection in the social sciences and humanities.

Copenhagen Centre for Political Mobilisation and Social Movement Studies (CoMMonS)

CoMMonS produces systematic research on mobilisation, protest, citizenship and political engagement in Denmark and internationally. 

Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS)

Copenhagen Center for Social Data Science (SODAS) serves as the basis for a dedicated interdisciplinary social scientific agenda in education and research. SODAS carries out interdisciplinary and disciplinary research involving social and/or digital data.