Prof. Dr. Jörg Strübing

Postal adress:

Wilhelmstr. 36 (Hegelbau)
Zimmer 124
72074 Tübingen


E-Mail joerg.struebing[at]
Fax: 07071.29.4216
consultation hours: Wednesday 14-16 Uhr (appointments via Anno Dederichs)
Current Teaching see: Campus-System


Fields of Research and Teaching

Qualitative methods; Methodology; pragmatist and interactionist social theorie; microsociology; science and technology studies

Professional Memberships and Service

  • Vice-Dean of Academic Affairs, Social Sciences, since 2016
  • Member, German Data Forum (RatSWD), 2014-2017; permanent guest (ongoing)
  • Program Coordinator, Bachelor and Master Programs in sociology
  • Chair, Chapter Methods of qualitative social research, German Asociation for Sociology (DGS), 2008-2012
  • Chair, Network on qualitative Methods, Faculty of Economic and Social Sciences
  • 2002-2007 President, since 2007 Member of Council, German Society for Science and Technology Research (Gesellschaft für Wissenschafts- und Technikforschung (GWTF e.V.)
  • 2006-2011: Member, PhD-Grant Commission, University of Tübingen
  • Alumni and member of grant commission, Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes e.V. (German National Academic Foundation)
  • ERASMUS-Coordinator, Department of sociology
  • Student Councelor, Dep. of sociology
  • BAföG-Representative, Department of Sociology

Short Bio

  • Jörg Strübing, born 1959, received both a diploma in social assistance and an M.A. in sociology, political, and educational sciences from the University of Kassel. At the same university he was awarded Dr. rer. pol. for his dissertation on work processes in software engineering in 1993. Having served as an assistant professor at the Free University Berlin between 1994 and 2001 and at the University of Technology, Berlin, from 2001 to 2004, he received his habilitation from the Free University Berlin in 2003. Research Grants, Guest professorships and temporary replacements brought him to Göttingen, Vienna und Urbana-Champaign, IL (USA). Since 2004 he does his teaching and research at the Unversity of Tübingen, where he was promoted associate professor in 2007.