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The Sociology Department

The Sociology Department is part of the Faculty of Social Sciences & Solvay Business School (ES).

The research activities of the department coincide in practice with the work of the two research groups: Tempus Omnia Revelat (TOR) and Interface Demography (ID)

Tempus Omnia Revelat research activity focuses on themes of major importance in study of time, culture and society.  

https://www.vub.be/TOR/research/

Interface Demography research activity focuses on themes of major importance in study of health and mortality, fertility and households and migration).

http://interfacedemography.be/research/

Members of the staff

Research groups

Staff

TOR

Staff

ID

Publications

We have a record of numerous books and book chapters published by the key academic publishers, and hundreds of articles in major political science journals.

For a complete presentation of our department's research activity.

Publications

View our online publications TOR

Online publications

View our online publications ID

Online publications

Start a PhD

Read below what you have to do before starting a PhD.

What to prepare?

Before contacting a possible supervisor, please prepare a research proposal (max. 10 pages), including these elements:

  • State of the art
  • Objectives of the research
  • Methodology
  • Work plan
  • Bibliographical references that are relevant for your research proposal
  • List of your publications (if appropriate)

Additionally, you should also provide your Bachelor's and Master's transcripts of records.

For further information about doing a PhD at the Vrije Universiteit Brussel, please see the following page.

Secretary of the Department: Sociology

Located in the Karel Van Miert Building, Pleinlaan 5 (2nd floor), room 2.50.

At 5 minutes walking distance from the Etterbeek train station, and 10 minutes from the metro stations Petillon or Delta.

Directions Brussels Humanities, Sciences & Engineering Campus

 

Our office entrance at Pleinlaan 5

Contact person

  

Sociology Administration
PL5.2.50

Nathalie Zegers
Sociology Secretariat

32 2 614 81 50
Nathalie.zegers@vub.be