Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl – Exams

Bachelor and Master Thesis

If you want to write your bachelor or master thesis with me, please follow these steps:
  1. Think about whether the topic you want to write about fits my focus (economic and organizational sociology or political economy).
  2. If this is the case, come to my office hours. More information can be found in the contact box on the right.
  3. Please bring a short exposé (about 300 words) with you in which you outline your research question and describe your empirical approach.

Examination in Grundwissenschaften Lehramt:

If you would like to be examined by me, please contact Ms. Müller ( and indicate whether you would like to be examined in writing or orally. I will ignore requests for examinations addressed to me directly.

If you have been assured a place, please come to my office two to three months before your examination.

  • Organizational Sociology
  • Social Inequality
  • Economic Sociology

Availability of examination places for Grundwissenschaften Lehramt

For available examination places please refer to the German website.


Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl writes a Post for the LSE-Blog about „How the cashless revolution worsens inequality“

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Barbara Brandl writes for the e-fin blog about the connection between the digitalisation of money and social inequality.

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The article The challenges of assets: Anatomy of an economic form by Ute Tellmann, Veit Braun and Barbara Brandl was published in Economy and Society. 

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The Socio-Economic Review publishes the article Small money, large profits: how the cashless revolution aggravates social inequality (Brandl, Hengsbach & Moreno, 2024).

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Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl spoke at  Finance Watch's event The Digital Euro: Steps to Success (October 25th, 2023) on the topic 'The Digital Euro: What For and Why Now'. 

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Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Department of Social Sciences 03
Institute for Sociology

Chair of Sociology with a Focus on Organization and Economy

Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 6
60629 Frankfurt am Main

Room 3.G 080
Phone 069 798-36597

Office Hours

During the summer semester 2024, office hours will take place on the following days:

22.4., 6.5., 13.5., 24.5., 17.6., 24.6.

each at 9.30 a.m. via Zoom. 

If you want to come to the office hours, please confirm via email with Doreen Molnar ( She will then send you the Zoom link.