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Education Science, Department

Fakultät für Verhaltens- und Empirische Kulturwissenschaften at the Uni Heidelberg

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Basic information

Teaching in core subjects
Total number of students 300
Number of master degree students 60
Percentage of teaching by practitioners 15.0 %
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's 15.0 %

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 61.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's 62.4 %

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 9/14 points
Contact with work environment, master's 9/14 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 100.0 %


Publications per professor
Third party funds per academic not calculated, less than 3 Professors
Doctorates per professor no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.0
Support in studies 2.3
Courses offered 2.0
Study organisation 2.0
Exams 2.2
Digital teaching elements 2.0
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation
Rooms 2.5
Library 1.7
IT-infrastructure 2.7
Overall study situation 2.6

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department none
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  • Special features regarding teaching
    Innovative teaching and examination formats (e.g. project work, case work, research-based learning, blended learning, journal club, portfolio examination, poster presentations on research and practice, educational conferences). Demand-based specialisation options (substantive focus areas, research- and practice-focused). International window and many international contacts. Small study groups and individual support. Advice services by students for students. Everything in one building. Active student body and excellent working relationship between student body and institute management.
  • Special features regarding the international orientation
  • Special features regarding the equipment
    Technology for students, iPads, comprehensive access to literature databases and E-Books via the university library.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    Research at the Educational Science institute focuses on the fields of education and counselling throughout life. Particular attention will be paid to (1) individual competence development, (2) professionalisation in education and counselling and (3) the learning and change processes of (educational) organisations. Scientifically and socially highly relevant questions from the fields early childhood, school, vocational and employment are examined in interdisciplinary and internationally relevant projects.
  • Support for founders
    Mentoring by professors as part of the projects of the university’s Transfer Agency (Hei_Innovation)
  • Other special features
    Graduates of the degree programmes will be active in professional fields related to client-centred activities (further education, counselling, further education, training, courses), organisation-centred activities (administration, planning, organisation), activities of competence and knowledge acquisition (training and further education measures, further education, training, courses) as well as competence and knowledge acquisition (educational research).
  • Further information on research activities
  • Further information about study entry phase
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Last update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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