2019 / 20
2019 / 20
Social Policy and Social Work, Department
Fakultät Soziale Arbeit und Gesundheit
- Friedrich-Streib-Straße 2
- 96450 Coburg
- Phone: +49 9561 317-0
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Special features regarding teachingApart from the 14.5 professors (and 2 honorary professors), the Bachelor programme in Social Work has 11 full-time “teachers for special tasks” (9.5 permanent posts). 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 orientationOrganiser of International Summer Schools; Numerous ERASMUS partnerships (mobility of assistant professors and students); In addition, a separate 8-semester Bachelor in “International Social Work and Development” (derived from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) “Bachelor plus” programme) with a practical and theoretical semester each abroad (e.g. at contract partners in South America, Africa and India).
Common partner universities for exchangeUniversity College Copenhagen, Denmark; Vaasa University of Applied Sciences, Finland
Special features regarding the equipmentState-of-the-art PC labs for students; Media lab with recording and editing equipment; Variously equipped creative laboratory; Numerous e-book databases; WiFi for students.
Special features regarding research and developmentApplication for and implementation of DFG/EU/other third-party-funded research projects; Participant in the Bavarian university key research area “Health Promotion”; Further practical research projects, such as on senior citizens, social space orientation, community-oriented preventative health care.
Integration of theory and practiceConceptual networking of higher education bodies (e.g. committee on academic affairs); Implementation of close-knit module evaluations and implementation of evaluation results in the design of electives and/or project workshops
Website with further information on research activitieswww.hs-coburg.de/forschung-kooperation/forschungsprojekte-oeffentlich.html
Support for foundersConceptual cooperation with the interdisciplinary university careers service; Individual advice and support of appropriately oriented graduates.
Characteristics of assistance to differently abled personsThe entire campus is designed with wheelchair access; Intensive individual advice and guidance; Flexible, case-by-case regulations regarding the progress of studies and exam regulations; Specific technical support options for visually impaired/blind students.
Characteristics of diversity advancementCross-programme and interdisciplinary courses as compulsory modules (via the Science and Culture Centre of the university or the federal model “The Coburg Way”); More or less gender balance among the programme’s teachers.
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Last update 2017: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education, Germany.
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