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  4. Social Policy and Social Work
  5. SRH HS Heidelberg (priv.)
  6. Fakultät Sozial- und Rechtswissenschaften
2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fakultät Sozial- und Rechtswissenschaften

  • Ludwig-Guttmann-Straße 6
  • 69123 Heidelberg
  • Phone: +49 6221 88-1000
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Basic information

Total number of students 300
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 45.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 3/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 7/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 6/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 100.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 6/10 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/10 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 10.4 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 11.2 %
Share of professors with work experience 60.0 %


Third party funds per professor

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
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Courses offered 2.6
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Exams 1.8
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Support during practical semester 2.1
Support for stays abroad rank group not assignable
Rooms 1.7
Library 2.4
IT-infrastructure 2.9
Overall study situation 2.2

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Learning in a small group structure; Close support for students provided by assistant professors as part of a mentor system; Interdisciplinary, elementarised key area modules; Integration of affective learning goals in seminar-based brainstorming; Introduction of and guidance towards professional attitudes/role identity; Traditionally inclusive orientation of the programme; Diversity orientation; Further, study-integrated qualifications possible; Students participating in the choice of electives; Course contents based on the core curriculum of the DGS (German Association of Social Work).
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Southern Illinois University, USA; Hogeschool Utrecht, Netherlands; Mykolas-Romeris-University, Lithuania; Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Switzerland; Cukurova University, Turkey
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    All classrooms are equipped with media technology (projectors, smartboards, etc.); design thinking; e-learning platform (ILIAS); Open WiFi across the entire campus; Study/workrooms for students equipped with media technology; Research software (EvaSys, SPSS, etc.).
  • Integration of theory and practice
    To ensure or facilitate the implementation of third-party-funded projects in the teaching, regular statements on the specific integration of third-party-funded projects into teaching must be submitted to the heads of faculty and the dean of students. Working groups are in place to discuss examples of best practices and present them to the staff.
  • Support for founders
    The SRH University operates a business incubator that is also integrated into Social Work events. The business incubator offers introductory courses on independence as well as free rooms for start-ups and a broad-based support programme for entrepreneurs.
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    The SRH University Heidelberg was an academy for rehabilitees up to 1992 (SRH = Foundation for Rehabilitation of Heidelberg). It is on account of this tradition that today’s focus is still on promoting students with disabilities. The university’s programmes, especially Social Work, are deemed eligible programmes as far as the sponsors are concerned.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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