“Research in Germany” at the World Congress of the International Sociological Association (ISA) 2018

15 Jul 2018 - 21 Jul 2018
German Research Foundation, DFG
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

The “Research in Germany” initiative will be present at the world conference of sociology for the first time. Representatives from German funding organisations, six sociological panel studies, the German Data Forum and numerous researchers from several German research institutes have teamed up. Together, they will provide information on funding, cooperation and research opportunities in Germany at an information booth and during an information session especially focusing on the field of refugee and migration research.

This year’s ISA World Congress takes place from July 15 to July 21 in Toronto The following research organisations and institutes will be on site:

Funding organisations

Panel studies and data infrastructure

Research institutes and research projects focusing on refugee and migration research

  • COMCAD – Center on Migration, Citizenship and Development of the Bielefeld University
  • DIW – German Institute for Economic Research, Berlin
  • DoS – Department of Sociology, University of Duisburg-Essen
  • IMIS Institute for Migration Research and Intercultural Studies, Osnabruck University
  • Institute for Social Sciences, University of Hildesheim
  • Institute for Philosophy and Social Science, Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg
  • Institute of Sociology, Goethe University Frankfurt
  • LIfBi – Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories, Bamberg
  • And others

Come and visit our information and network events at the conference:

Information booth # 13-15, July 15-21, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Hall C:

Find out more about funding opportunities and sociological research focuses in Germany and get individual advice.

Information session “Research on Refugees and Forced Migration – Perspectives from Germany”, July 18, 12.30-2 p.m., Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Publisher Lounge:

Learn about research focuses and cooperation opportunities in the field of refugee and migration research in Germany and network with us.

Registration as participant of the ISA World Congress is required to attend the events.

More information:


Stefan Altevogt
DFG Office North America/New York
Tel.: +1 (212) 339-7137

Dr. Annina Lottermann
DFG Head Office Bonn
Tel.: +49 (228) 852802

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