- Rural life and rural development, including rural-urban relations and policies affecting the rural areas.
- Professions, organizations and practices, including sub-themes as norms, values, logics and management.
- Civil society, including sub-themes such as social capital and trust, voluntary associations, religous groups, integration, migration, state citizen relations and globilazation.
The members of the group have published considerably. Their publications are cited both nationally and internationally. Members are successful in attracting external funding, and they cooperate widely with other research environments in cross-disciplinary and cross-institutional constellations.
Read more about the Sociology Research Group on the webpage of Department of Sociology, Environmental and Business Economics (SEBE). CLF is a centre under the mentioned department.