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Prof. Dr. Gundula Zoch

Department of Social Sciences  (» Postal address)

A06-4-405 (» Adress and map )

+49 441 798-2152  (F&P


Zemke, Kerstin

Heyen, Isolde

A6 4-401


Institut für Sozialwissenschaften
Fakultät I
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118 
Universität Oldenburg 
D-26111 Oldenburg

Prof. Dr. Gundula Zoch

University of Oldenburg
Institute for Social Sciences
Ammerländer Heerstr. 114-118
26111 Oldenburg

Consultation hours upon agreement, registration via e-mail.

Research Interests

  • Inequalities in the Life Course
  • Compatibility of Work and Family
  • Division of Paid and Unpaid Work  
  • Family Policies
  • Education in the Life Course, esp. Early Childhood and Adult Learning
  • Attitude Formation and Attitudinal Change  
  • Quantitative Research Methods

Short CV

Complete CV here

Positions and Visiting Positions

Since 2021       
Assistant Professor of Sociology for Social Inequalities, University of Oldenburg

Since 2021
Research Fellow, Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBi), Bamberg

Visiting Researcher, University of Oxford (2 Months)

2018 – 2021    
Postdoctoral Researcher, Leibniz Institute for Educational Trajectories (LIfBI), Bamberg

2018 – 2021    
Lecturer for the Chair of Sociology, University of Bamberg

Visiting Researcher, University of Konstanz (12 Months, cancelled due to the Covid-19-Pandemic)

Visiting Researcher, WZB Berlin

2014 – 2017    
Research Associate, BAGSS/University of Bamberg

Visiting Researcher, DIW Berlin

Research Associate, DIW Berlin

Research Associate, Institute for Empirical Research in Economics, University of Leipzig

2007 – 2013    
Student & Teaching Assistant Institute for Economic Policy and Institute for Sociology (Social Policy & Analysis of Social Structure), University of Leipzig


Ph.D. in Sociology (Dr. rer. pol., summa cum laude), University of Bamberg, (Committee: Sandra Buchholz, Pia S. Schober and Michael Gebel)

2014 – 2017    
Ph.D. Candidate in Sociology, Bamberg Graduate School of Social Sciences, University of Bamberg

M.Sc. in Economics, University of Leipzig

Diploma in Sociology, University of Leipzig and University of East London

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