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The Department of Sociology and Social Anthropology is integrated in the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Valencia. It is composed of a researchers and professors team, training research staff and administrative staff, and it teaches the Undergraduate Degree in Sociology, and in other 16 degrees and in 15 masters. The department also manages a Master’s Degree in Sociology and Anthropology of Public Policies and it offers doctoral studies.

In the research area, the staff of the Department participates in different research lines in the field of society analysis and its more significant phenomena, developing at the same time a wide range of activities on knowledge transferring. It also participates in educational innovation and university extension initiatives, as well as in the publication of archives and journals of Social Sciences published by the Faculty of Social Sciences


The Department has academic ties, through collaboration, with different educational institutions, social organisations and national and international research centres and it is always open to the exchange of experiences with professors and social scientists from other national or foreign institutions.