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Education Science, Department

Sozialwissenschaftliche Fakultät at the Uni Göttingen

Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft

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Basic information

Teaching staff at the department 11
Total number of students 360 *
Number of master degree students 40
Percentage of teaching by practitioners no data

Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees 79.2 %
Graduations in appropriate time, master's not calculated due to less 10 graduates/year; source: german federal statistical office

Job market- and career-orientation

Contact with work environment, bachelor's 2/11 points
Contact with work environment, master's 3/11 points
Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment 5.5 %
Master theses in cooperation with work environment 6.7 %
Share of professors with work experience no data


Publications per professor 6.2
Third party funds per academic 25.3 T€
Doctorates per professor 0.3

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

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Further degree courses of the department none
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Further information provided by the department

  • Special features regarding teaching
    Both degree courses focus on research: In the MA through active participation in research projects in the context of an internal or external research internship (including research report and presentation); In the BA in the context of educational research projects. Both degree courses focus on cross-disciplinary educational issues against the background of a broad social science context.
  • Special features regarding research activities
    There are currently two key research areas: (1) Qualitative and quantitative school and teaching research (e.g.: Multi-professional cooperation, IGLU 2016, specialising at grammar schools, Schlözer teacher training programme, accompanying project school d
  • Other special features
    The BA in social science combines educational science with one other social science subject. This combination and the extensive social science core curriculum prepares students for a wide range of jobs beyond the specific educational fields. MA graduates work in science-related management or administrative positions (e.g.: further education department; internat. development cooperation) or in educational research.
  • Further information on research activities
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Last update 2019: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education.
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