Social Policy and Social Work, Department
Fakultät Angewandte Sozialwissenschaften at the HAW Würzburg-Schweinfurt/Würzb.
- Münzstraße 12
- 97070 Würzburg
- Phone: +49 931 3511-8831
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Special features regarding teachingStudying in a renovated university building in the middle of Würzburg's old town with a wide range of teaching forms, in particular professional skills are taught in small groups and sometimes in special interdisciplinary and inter-profesional teaching forms. Other special features are tutorial programmes, practical projects, excursions and opportunities for specialisation in fields of activity, cooperation with local / national cooperation partners, practical research projects, exchange programmes with universities abroad.
Special features regarding the international orientationIntercultural skills and an international orientation are central components of the course. The internationalisation strategy systematically defines goals and measures. The special features include: Internationally oriented English-language Master's degree programme with a compulsory international portion, annual international teaching week, internationalisation@home measures, numerous international (Erasmus) partner universities and guest lecturers, lecturers with internationally oriented research activities, excursions abroad, lecturer mobility.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversità di Bologna, Bologna, Italien; Umea University, Umea, Schweden; DIAK, Helsinki, Finnland; University College Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Dänemark; FH-Campus Wien, Wien, Österreich; GJU, Amman, Jordanien; Jagelonian University, Krakau, Polen; Università degli Studi, Palermo, Italien; Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spanien; Universidad de Granada, Granada, Spanien.
Special features regarding the equipmentDue to the renovation of the university building, high-quality technical equipment in all classrooms; extensive literature stock of the university on social work and reference sciences (including databases, e-books and textbooks); permanent development of the collection in cooperation with the library management; modern computer centre, advice for students through IT service centres; university media centre with TV and radio studies and extensive loan options; E-learning and internet-based information board.
Special features regarding research and developmentAnchoring of research projects in the newly founded research institute IFAS with the focus on (a) science social work, (b) international social work, migration, and peacebuilding, (c) health, (d) digital transformation and digital interactive media.
Support for foundersInformation and advice provided by the start-up representative of the faculty.
Other special featuresA high level of community among the students as well as a high level of commitment from the student council and the semester speakers. Dedicated team of lecturers as a result of a sustainable generation change at the faculty. High proportion of teaching social workers and social workers.
Further information on research activitieshttps://ifas.fhws.de
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