CRiSS – Contemporary Research in Social Sciences

CRiSS is a recurring lecture series organised by the Faculty 02: Social Sciences, Media and Sports of Johannes Gutenberg-University Mainz. Members from all of the faculty's disciplines - Communication Science, Educational Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and Sports Science - present their current research projects and provide an insight into their research activities. The lectures are held in English to also enable an international exchange - with international students as well as visiting researchers.


Everybody is welcome!

The next CRiSS lecture series is scheduled for summer term 2021 and again it will provide an insight into a colourful mix of exciting research topics. More information on this year's CRiSS lecture will be published soon.

Lecture series: Wednesdays 6-8pm, 2 ECTS

Accompanying blended-learning tutorial for exchange students: Wednesdays 4-6pm, 3 ECTS


Course registration:

JGU-students: Please register via JOGU-StINe:
Course catalogue --> Summer Semester 2020 --> Faculty 02 --> Interdisciplinary Courses

If you cannot apply for CRiSS within any regular module of your study programme (usually within the modul "Zusatzqualifikationen"), you can always apply via "Studium Generale".

International students: Please register with the form you get during the InfoDays.





CRiSS-Programme 2019

CRiSS-Programme 2018

CRiSS-Programme 2017