Prof. Dr. Veronika Hammer

Fields of Teaching

  • Social work science
  • Social science basics
  • Methods of empirical social research

Fields of Research

  • Cultural capital
  • Social space
  • Single parents


University Activities

  • Member of the Ethic Commission of Coburg University
  • Member of the departmental board

Professional Activities

  • Contact person German Society for Social Work
  • Consultant for research programmes

Professional Memberships

  • Confidential professor of the „Hans-Böckler-Stiftung“
  • German Association for Public and Private Welfare e.V.
  • VSOP Association for social planning e.V.
  • Section age (aging) and Society of the German Society for Sociology
  • Section Family Sociology of the German Society for Sociology
  • A.B.S. e.V. - Graduates of the Bamberg Sociology

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2006: Professor of sociology, empirical social studies and social work science
  • 2005 – 2006: Head and field moderator of age management projects; coordinator of the demografic forum in the Research Institute for Vocational Education and Training, Nürnberg
  • 2004: Promotion on the topic of “transformation of cultural capital – professional development concerning risk groups of single mothers”; Faculty of Law and Political Science Erfurt
  • 2002 – 2005: Social work excursions to South America and South Africa; evaluation of a vocational skill acquisition for single mothers, Erfurt; Expertise to develop processes of situational approach, Frankfurt; Coaching and project management in the area of the Federal and State Programme “Social City”, Kronach; Project management of a virtual teaching project “Social Space and Social Work”, Bamberg; Market analysis of the situation of health clinics, Nürnberg
  • 1999 – 2001:Empirical analyses in the practice network of the University Erfurt, Faculty Social Work, field single parent: “risks and chances on the labour market”
  • 1998 – 1999: Research assistant at the State Institute for Family Research at the University of Bamberg
  • 1993 – 1998: studied sociology at the University of Bamberg and at the University of Vienna, Johann-Kaspar-Zeuss-prize for excellent scientific work
  • 1988 – 1993: studied social pedagogy at the University of Bamberg
  • 1977 – 1986: training for industrial clerk and commercial occupation