Prof. Dr. Barbara Brandl

Since November 2018

Chair of Sociology with a focus on organization and economy at Goethe-University Frankfurt/Main (W1, tenure track)

January – December 2019

Maternity leave

July 2018


Call to the Junior Professorship (W1) of Science and Society at the Forum Internationale Wissenschaft (FIW) at the Rheinische Friedrichs-Wilhelms-University Bonn (declined)

October 2017 – November 2018


Research Assistant at the Chair of Sociology of Knowledge and Social Theory, Institute for Sociology, Friedrich-Schiller-University Jena

September 2016 – August 2017


Research assistant at the Chair of Economic Sociology at the University of Trier

June – July 2015

Visiting Researcher at the Max Planck Institute for the Study of Societies in Cologne

June – December 2014

Research Associate at the Institute of Technology - Theology - Natural Sciences at the Ludwig-Maximilians-University of Munich Organized and moderated  the conference: “Biological Patents – Seed a Commodity or a Public Good”

August 2013 – May 2014

Visiting Scholar at Pennsylvania State University                                    Department of Agricultural Economics, Sociology, and Education

July 2010 – June 2013

Research Assistant at the Institute for Sociology of the LMU Munich                                                                                                          Research Project: “Governance of intellectual property - Homogenization or heterogenization of forms of appropriation in knowledge-based economies?“ Funded by the Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)



July 2017


Joseph A. Schumpeter Prize 2017 of the Deutsche Bundesbank (2nd place)

July 2013 – June 2016

Recipient of the Cusanuswerk Funding for doctoral studies through the Federal Ministry of Education and Research BMBF