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2019 / 20
CHE University Ranking
Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fakultät Soziale Arbeit, Gesundheit und Pflege

Fachbereich Sozialwesen

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Basic information

Total number of students 830
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 37.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education

Support during the study entry phase

Score for offers before studies - Score 2/8 points
Score for offers at start of studies 9/14 points
Score for offers in the first year of studies 4/11 points
Total score for support in the study entry phase

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 72.4 %
Graduations in appropriate time master's not ranked because in the period of observation there were not consistently 10 graduates per year

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment bachelor 6/10 Points
Contact with work environment master 2/10 Points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment
Share of professors with work experience 63.0 %


Third party funds per professor 15.9

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 3.0
Courses offered 2.9
Study organisation 2.2
Exams 2.4
Job market preparation 2.7
Support during practical semester 2.4
Support for stays abroad 2.6
Rooms 2.4
Library 3.9
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.5

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Generalist course of study with extensive specialisation choices; Teaching staff from seven programmes combined under the faculty’s roof, e.g. Health Science, Applied Psychology, Health Economics, Nursing, and the option to take subjects in these Bachelor courses; Specialisation in law.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    International visiting assistant professors every year.
  • Common partner universities for exchange
    Fachhochschule Vorarlberg, Austria
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Video technology, large number of literature databases via IT, test archive.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    3 cooperative doctorates in the period 2013-2015.
  • Integration of theory and practice
    Learning through Research
  • Support for founders
    Newly planned GUSTEL project (culture of entrepreneurship in academic affairs).
  • Characteristics of assistance to differently abled persons
    According to study and exam regulations SPO 30(1), students with disabilities or chronic illness can request an individual study plan; No compulsory attendance; E-learning .
  • Characteristics of diversity advancement
    Gender-neutral language, gender equality representative, appointment of professors beyond the age limit for tenure.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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