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Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fakultät Soziale Arbeit at the KatSH München/Bened.

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Basic information

Total number of students 720 *
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 40.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

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 6/14 points

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 100.0 % *
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not ranked, extra-occupational programmes only

International orientation

Outgoing students < 1 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 9/12 points
Contact with work environment, master's
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 5.6 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 35.7 %
Share of professors with work experience 37.0 %


Third party funds per professor 5.2

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.5
Support in studies 2.4
Courses offered 2.8
Study organisation 2.6
Exams 2.3
Job market preparation 2.5
Support during practical semester 2.2
Support for stays abroad 2.5
Rooms 2.7
Library 2.0
IT-infrastructure 2.8
Overall study situation 2.5

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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    The KSH Munich, Benediktbeuern campus, offers the following additional training in addition to the regular courses in the Bachelor Social Work: Additional theological qualification (TZ), additional qualification environmental and experience education (EPZ), additional music education (MUZA). The teaching is structured in a dialogue based way and is systematically evaluated. Double major with “Religious Education and Ecclesiastical Educational Work” is possible.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
    Study trips to Sweden, London, Salzburg, Greece and Israel take place every year. International contacts with partner universities and practice places in various countries are intensively cultivated. English-language events are offered (including by visiting lecturers, visiting professors, etc.). The close cooperation between the international office of the university and the Faculty of Social Work on the Benediktbeuern campus guarantees individual, personal support for students abroad or during their internship abroad.
  • Exchange universities for stay abroads
    Seinäjoki University of Applied Sciences, Seinäjoki, Finnland; Stockholm University, Stockholm, Schweden; University College Copenhagen, Kopenhagen, Dänemark; Hogeschool Utrecht, Ütrecht, Niederlande; ESEIS - Ecole Supérieure en Européenne de l´Intervention Sociale, Straßburg, Frankreich; Leeds Becket University, Leeds, UK; Universidad de Barcelona, Barcelona, Spanien; Università di Verona, Verona, Italien;Univerza v Ljubljani, Ljubljana, Slowenien; Univerzita Palackého v Olomouci; Olmütz, Tschechische Republik.
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Students can use computers with software (including SPSS, MAXQDA, GrafStat) and borrowable tablets. Each lecture hall is equipped with a computer, projector, whiteboard and moderation boards. There is also an interactive board and a 3D printer. There is also a photo studio, music rooms and a music / media recording studio, a (sports) hall for social pedagogical exercises and a workshop (for working with ceramics, wood, etc.). The library is excellently equipped. Offers in experiential education take place, among other things, in the nearby mountains.
  • Special features regarding research and development
    The focus here is on activities in the field of music and media education, human rights from a historical perspective and in the competence centre "Zukunft Alter". In cooperation with various partners from practice and research, there are various projects ("Survey of the 75+ generation of the city of Bad Tölz", "Quality development process for Bavarian multi-generational houses" etc.) as well as the implementation of specialist days (for example "Humane penal systems for advanced age", "Places of encounter. Connecting generations - strengthening cohesion ").
  • Other special features
    The Benediktbeuern campus is part of a listed monastery that was founded by the Benedictines over a millennium ago and is now managed by Don Bosco's Salesians. It is a lively place with numerous attractive facilities that brings together creative and charismatic people of different generations. Against the background of a Christian-shaped image of people and society, emphasis is placed on successful theory-practice transfer as well as structurally anchored and active student participation in the courses.
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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