The Max Weber Institute is one of the world´s oldest and most respected sociology departments. It has made major contributions to the development of the discipline, and, while honoring the tradition of Max Weber´s comparative-historical approach, continues to advance sociology especially in the areas of sociological theory, micro and macro institutional analysis, organizational and political sociology, using quantitative as well as qualitative approaches.

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