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Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fakultät für Soziale Arbeit at the Katholische Universität/Eichstätt

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General remarks
This department is also featured in the U-Multirank world university rankings.

Basic information

Total number of students 650 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 41.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 32.0 %

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 97.0 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's no data

International orientation

Outgoing students < 1 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 12/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's 7/12 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 66.8 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 77.8 %
Share of professors with work experience 20.0 %


Third party funds per professor 9.4

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.6
Courses offered 2.4
Study organisation 2.3
Exams 2.4
Job market preparation 2.6
Support during practical semester
Support for stays abroad 2.1
Rooms 2.3
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.2
Overall study situation 2.3

Degree courses without details

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Classic specialisation topics of social work and innovative profile areas (Social Informatics and Social Management) conveyed through various theoretical approaches and empirical studies; internationality through modules of intercultural social work; foreign language offer and international professors; practical transfer through introduction to various fields of work in social work, mediated by numerous lecturers from different areas and a one-semester full-time internship; not university for the masses, intensive personal contact.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Excellent worldwide networking with other international Catholic universities and Catholic institutions.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Australian Catholic University, Australien; Universität Tartu, Estland; University of Eastern Finland, Finnland; Hochschule Luzern, Schweiz; Universidad Ramon Llull, Spanien; Boston College, USA; Università degli studi di Trento, Italien; Université Catholique de l'Ouest, Frankreich; Fachhochschule Nordwestschweiz, Schweiz.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Multimedia pool, e-learning platform ILIAS, campus management system KU.Campus, lime survey, Qualtrics, SPSS, MAXQDA.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Department of NPO Controlling/SROI as an affiliated institute that offers opportunities for collaboration in research and development projects. Social informatics centre, which offers the opportunity to participate in research projects and conferences.
  • Other special features
    Nationwide renowned conferences on church labour law
  • Further information on research activities
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