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Education Science, Department

Fakultät für Verhaltens- und Empirische Kulturwissenschaften at the Uni Heidelberg

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Basic information

Teaching staff at the department 9
Total number of students 320 *
Number of master degree students 90
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 57.6 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's <10 graduades/year in at least one of the years surveyed; source: department survey

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's no data
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Master theses in cooperation with work environment no data
Share of professors with work experience 25.0 %


Publications per professor
Third party funds per academic 17.0 T€
Doctorates per professor 1.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support 2.2
Support in studies
Courses offered 2.6
Study organisation
Exams 2.1
Research orientation 2.2
Job market preparation 3.0
Support for stays abroad
Library 1.5
Overall study situation 2.3

Degree courses without details

Further degree courses of the department yes, please see department website
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Further information provided by the department

  • 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.
  • 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
  • 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 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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