Univ.-Prof. Dr. Dr. Steffen Roth

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Current Affiliations

Former Affiliations

Degrees and Titles

  • Title of Professor in the field of Social Sciences, awarded by the Kazimieras Simonavicius University in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 01 May 2021.
  • Title of Adjunct Professor (venia legendi) of Economic Sociology, awarded by the University of Turku, Finland, on 16 January 2020.
  • Habilitation (facultas docendi) in Economic and Environmental Sociology (Abilitazione scientifica nazionale, 14/D1 Sociologia dei processi economici, del lavoro, dell’ambiente e del territorio), awarded by the Italian Ministry of Education, Universities, and Research on 29 March 2018.
  • Adjunct Professor of Sociology, Faculty of Sociology, Yerevan State University. Title awarded on 14 December 2017.
  • PhD in Sociology (Docteur ès sciences économiques et sociales mention sociologie), Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences, University of Geneva. Defended on 28 September 2013.
  • PhD in Economics and Management (Doctor rerum politicarum), Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Chemnitz University of Technology. Defended on 27 April 2010.
  • MA in Sociology (Diplom in Soziologie), Faculty of Humanities, Chemnitz University of Technology. Awarded on 30 September 2002.

Visiting Professorships

Editorial Boards


Awards and prizes

Expert Missions

Third Missions

  • International co-applicant and advisor for the project Fake News: Mechanisms of Circulation and Consumption on Social Network Sites at the Yerevan State University (2022-2025).
  • International co-applicant for the project The consequences of Covid-19: Social poverty and structural transformation of society in post-pandemic Armenia (Grant number: 20TTSH-056) at the Yerevan State University, funded by the Science Committee of the Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Armenia with a budget of 18’400’000 AMD (2020-2022).
  • Co-applicant and principal investigator for the project Platforms of Big Data Foresight (Grant number: 01.2.2-LMT- K-718-02- 0019, research lead: Jari Kaivo-oja) at the Kazimieras Simonavičius University, funded by the European Regional Development Fund and the Research Council of Lithuania with a budget of 610’000 EUR (2018-2020).

Teaching Experiences

Language skills

  • German | mother tongue
  • English | Cambridge Certificate of Advanced English (CEF C1)
  • French | Attestation DELF B2 (CEF B2)
  • Armenian | basic knowledge