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Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fachbereich Soziale Arbeit und Gesundheit at the FH Kiel

  • Sokratesplatz 2
  • 24149 Kiel
  • Phone: +49 431 210-3000
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Basic information

Total number of students 1,310 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 25.7 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 5.0 %

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 7/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 86.4 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 82.4 % *

International orientation

Outgoing students < 1 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 7/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 100.0 %


Third party funds per professor < 3 T Euro

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.8
Courses offered 2.7
Study organisation 3.1
Exams 2.3
Job market preparation 2.8
Support during practical semester 3.3
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.6
Library 3.0
IT-infrastructure 3.7
Overall study situation 2.9

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Social work as a specialist and social profession makes a significant contribution to social development and social cohesion. The Department of Social Work and Health, whose range of courses is unique in the country, uses its research and development activities to promote design processes with regard to socially relevant future issues - in Schleswig-Holstein and beyond. A close connection to professional practice is part of the department’s self-understanding, as is the further development of the profile of social work in science and practice.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Promotion of internationalism has been enshrined conceptually, such as through the function of a representative for international affairs at the department. There are numerous international contacts with universities and institutions of social work. Regular international excursions of teachers and students are planned systematically and funded through the department’s budget. Student work placements and semesters abroad are encouraged, as are professors’ international activities.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    FH Gesundheit Tirol, Innsbruck, Österreich; Karel de Grote University College, Antwerpen, Belgien; Professionshøskjolen Metropol, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; University College Syddanmark, Haderslev/Esbjerg, Dänemark; Universidad Cadiz, Spanien, Universidad de Granada, Spanien.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    The Department offers a good level of media technical equipment. Students have access to a PC lab, photo lab, media technology rooms with editing, audio and video workstations; Students are also able to use the language centre.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The research and development profile focuses on the key areas: Education; Rehabilitation / Health and Social Aid; As cross-sectional areas, we research gender issues and methods of social work.
  • Other special features
    The department values a national and interdisciplinary orientation and networking. Many representatives of the department are active nationally in associations, at conferences, etc. The department participates in various ways in the International Weeks of the university, which take place regularly each semester (e.g. conferences, interdisciplinary design of events).
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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