Social Policy and Social Work, Department
Fakultät für Sozialwesen at the HS Mannheim
- Paul-Wittsack-Straße 10
- 68163 Mannheim
- Phone: +49 621 292-6730
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Special features regarding teachingMA: Competence in research, management and methods, broad elective area, basic qualification for further therapeutic training. B.A.: Continuous integrated practical relevance; experimental and innovative teaching and learning through innovative methods and didactics; focus on legal application competence; early involvement of students in teaching and support tasks (tutorials, mentoring and coaching offers); the guiding principles are interdisciplinarity, interculturality, gender sensitivity, diversity and inclusion.
Special features regarding the international orientationFull recognition of a semester abroad (5th semester) at the University of Stockholm, Sweden. Social Work Virtual Campus/VirCamp: 3 English-speaking, e-learning modules (30 ECTS). International Competency certificate.
Exchange universities for stay abroadsUniversität Stockholm, Schweden; Universität Jönköping, Schweden; FH Campus Wien, Österreich; Federation University, Ballarat, Australien; Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spanien; Western Norway University of Applied Sciences, Norwegen; Hogeschool van Arnhem en Nijmegen, Niederlande; Institut Limayrac, Toulouse, Frankreich; VIA University College, Dänemark; Kocaeli University, Izmit, Türkei.
Special features regarding the equipmentVery good technical equipment in the creative and media education area (SLR cameras, compact cameras, video cameras, mini DVD cameras, HD cameras, web cameras, digital sound recording devices, PC headsets, laptops, touchpads, creative media and materials), computer workstations licensed software (besides the usual also SPSS and MAXQDA), cutting room with video editing system, continuous equipment of the seminar rooms with projector technology, interactive whiteboard, rooms that can be completely darkened for the implementation of specific media projects.
Special features regarding research and developmentTransitional educational biographical research on flight / migration; digital inclusion from a transdisciplinary perspective, further development of narrative counselling approaches with vulnerable target groups (sexual violence); prevention of need for help and care / promotion of social participation in old age; applied management research: Non-, For-Profit, Emergent Organisation, Social Entrepreneur; research into societal, social and ethical effects of new biotechnologies in the prenatal area; expertise in guardianship / care, adoption, data protection
Support for foundersCompulsory “Social Entrepreneurship” course for the Bachelor’s.
Other special featuresJoint courses with the Faculty of Design and Communication Design and the Faculty of Computer Science. Cross-faculty offers (transfer services to the entire university): Interdisciplinary teaching / learning project: Prospective engineers, computer scientists, social workers and designers formed interdisciplinary teams as an opportunity to gain experience in interdisciplinary project work, to develop communication skills in an application-oriented manner and to assume responsibility in the team (compass); threat and conflict management (BEKOM)
Further information on research activitieshttps://www.sw.hs-mannheim.de/fakultaet/forschung.html
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Last update 2020: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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