Dates & Deadlines

Deadlines for the 41st Congress of the German Sociological Association at the University of Bielefeld Deadlines for Plenary, events of the sections of the association and ad-hoc groups:

19.12.2021 Notification of section events with section name, event title as well as names and e-mail addresses of the organizers (per section up to two events, independent of cooperations) via e-mail to the congress office: Marco Siegmund, marco.siegmund(at)

28.02.2022 Deadline for applications for ad hoc groups, applications are possible from the beginning of February via Conftool. Further information can be found early on this website under the heading "News".

End of March 2022 ad hoc groups will be notified about their acceptance or rejection.

31.03.2022 End of the application phase for the calls to the plenary events. Please send applications by e-mail to the respective juror(s).

11.05.2022 End of the registration phase for event contributions (incl. speakers and abstracts for plenary, section and ad hoc events). Further information will be sent to all organizers in early 2022.

Deadlines for awards

  • 12/31/2021 Nominations for the Lifetime Achievement and Public Impact Awards in Sociology
  • 12.05.2022 Nominations for the Prize for Outstanding Theses, the Dissertation Prize, René König Textbook Prize and Thomas A. Herz Prize for Qualitative Social Research.

The announcements for all prizes can be found in SOZIOLOGIE 4/2021 under this link.

Congress registration

  • April 2022: Start of congress registration (via Conftool - information follows)
  • 05/31/2022: Last day of registration at Early Bird rate (registration period starts early April 2022)
  • 08.08.2022:  End of the registration for childcare

The end of the online registration period will be announced in due time. Information on the procedure of the submissions as well as on possible changes of dates can be found on this homepage.