Research Group on Aging and the Life Course (FALL)

General: ! About FALL


Directors: Prof. Dr. Martin Kohli (Berlin/Florence) & Prof. Dr. Harald Künemund (Vechta)

The Research Group on Aging and the Life Course has since 1985 conducted a large number of research studies (also internationally comparative) on institutional and biographical processes of aging and the transition to retirement as well as on the social and political effects of demographic change. The major empirical studies cover, among others, the following topics:

Further information is available on publications of the research group as well as short descriptions on current or recently completed research projects. Finally, we keep a list of other sites in the WWW related to the sociology of aging.