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Fakultät Sozialwissenschaften

Dr. Alina Schmitz

Potrait of Alina Schmitz © ISG Institut für Sozialforschung und Gesellschaftspolitik

Research focus

»I am the scientific coordinator of the HBS doctoral program "New Challenges in Aging Societies". I conduct research and teach in the field of health and life course sociology, including the following questions: How does social inequality affect health and quality of life? How do illness and health limitations affect the life course? What challenges arise in times of demographic change and how can social policy address and reduce health inequalities?«

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