European Academy of Sociology - Fellows

Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Mayer

Yale University
Department of Sociology
Chair and Director
Center of Research on Inequalities and the Life Course (CIQLE)
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Prof. Dr. Karl Ulrich Mayer

Fellow of the European Academy of Sociology


Karl Ulrich Mayer is the Director of the Max Planck Institute for Human Development and head of the Center for Sociology and the Study of the Life Course. His research interests include: higher education and labour markets; social stratification and mobility; sociology and social policy of the life course; problems of vocational training and academic careers and university reform.