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Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fakultät Soziale Arbeit und Gesundheit at the HAW Coburg

  • Friedrich-Streib-Straße 2
  • 96450 Coburg
  • Phone: +49 9561 317-0
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Basic information

Total number of students 960 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 16.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 18.0 %

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education 0
Extent of interlinking

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase 8/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 74.1 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 66.7 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students 2.0 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 11/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 95.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 95.0 %
Share of professors with work experience 25.0 %


Third party funds per professor no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.1
Support in studies 2.0
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.2
Job market preparation 2.3
Support during practical semester 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.3
Rooms 2.0
Library 3.2
IT-infrastructure 2.5
Overall study situation 2.3

Degree courses with details

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

  • Special features regarding teaching
    In addition to the 14 professors (and 2 honorary professors), 12 full-time "Teachers for special tasks" work in the Bachelor's degree in Social Work. They communicate specific content and in particular also enhance/supplement the practical relevance of the teaching. It is thanks to this personnel situation that a variety of specialisations can be offered and theory content as well as additional skills can be practised and consolidated in project and exercise groups in a practically relevant manner.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Organizer of "International Summer Schools"; numerous ERASMUS partnerships (lecturer and student mobility).
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Thomas More, Antwerpen, Geel, Mechelen, Belgien; UCC - University College Copenhagen, Soeborg (Copenhagen), Dänemark; University of Tartu, Tartu, Estland; Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences (SeAMK), Seinäjoki, Finnland; Vilnius University, Vilnius, Litauen; FH Campus Wien, Wien, Österreich; University Babes Bolyai of Cluj-Napoca, Cluj-Napoca, Rumänien; Fachhochschule Ostschweiz (FHO), St. Gallen, Schweiz; Universidad Pablo de Olavide, Sevilla, Spanien; Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem (ELTE), Budapest, Ungarn.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    State-of-the-art PC laboratories for students; media laboratory with recording and processing technology; diverse equipped creative laboratory; numerous e-book databases; WiFi for students.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    Application and implementation of DFG / EU / other third-party funded research projects; participant in the Bayer. University / university research focus "Health Promotion"; other practical research projects, for example in the field of "seniors", "social space orientation", "community-oriented health prevention".
  • Support for founders
    Conceptual collaboration with the cross-faculty university career service; individual advice and support from appropriately oriented graduates.
  • Information on access restrictions
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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