Institut für Sozialwissenschaften, Stadt- und Regionalsoziologie, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin
The Working Group of Urban and Regional Sociology is part of the Institute for Social Sciences of Humboldt University Berlin, Germany. It is organised around the chair of Urban Sociology and works at the leading edge of contemporary thinking and research about urban problems, urban governance policies, urban and regional social and spatial change, housing, suburbanisation and segregation, in national and European comparative research. It is part of the Research and Training Network (RTN) UrbEUROPE, which is the institutionalisation of long standing co-operation with 5 European Universities, and which hosts a PhD programme. Academic staff in the working Group has substantial experience in national and international research projects.