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Nursing Science, Department

Fachbereich Gesundheit

Fachhochschule Bielefeld

Fachbereich Gesundheit
Interaktion 1
D-33619 Bielefeld
Telephone: +49 521 106-7434

FH Bielefeld
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Basic information

Total number of students
Percentage of teaching by practitioners
Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

Cooperative Education

Students in cooperative education
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Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase
8/12 points

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Results of study

Graduations in appropriate time, undergraduate degrees
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Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment
Master theses in cooperation with work environment


Third party funds per professor
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Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

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Support during practical semester
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Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Small student groups, interprofessional modules together with therapy professions, possibility of specialisations: Professional Education; Counselling and Management; Applied Research/ Reflective Practitioner; Practice Based Project in 5th/6th semester: Planning and implementation of a project with practical partners in supply or education; practical phases with practical semester and school research part; subject-related international coordinator; annual International Week, participation in International Weeks of the partner universities.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Subject-related international coordinator; Annual International Week, in which students and teachers can get to know representatives of the partner universities – modes of exchange can be discussed here directly; students and lecturers are given the opportunity to participate in International Weeks at partner universities (Mikkeli, Ghent); large international network – through the ERASMUS programme and beyond – within Europe and beyond

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Hogeschool Gent, Belgium (Pflege); University of Nottingham, UK (Pflege, Physiotherapie und Ergotherapie); XAMK in Finnland: - Campus Mikkeli (Pflege) und Campus Savonlinna (Pflege und Physiotherapie); Savonia University in Kuopio, Finnland (Pflege und Physiotherapie); Universidad Pontificia Comillas, Madrid, Spanien (Pflege); UMIT private Hochschule, Insbruck, Österreich; University of Stavanger, Norwegen; Jagiellonian University, Krakow, Polen; Universita Politecnica delle Marche, Ancona, Italien; FH Campus Wien, Wien, Österreich

Special features regarding the equipment

Variety of seminar, group work and computing rooms equipped with state-of-the-art multimedia technology (projectors, some smartboards); e-learning platform (ILIAS); online catalogue in the library; international data bases; WiFi; skills lab (learning laboratory) rooms with equipment that is typical for nursing and therapeutic professions (furnishings, technology and consumables for the settings of acute care hospitals, intensive care and home care; video equipment for reflection on the activity; treatment benches); simulation doll for the demonstration and practise of nursing activities or guidance.

Special features regarding research and development

Ongoing research projects at the Institute for Education and Health Services Research at Bielefeld University of Applied Sciences aim to address the challenges posed by socio-demographic and epidemiological change in the health care sector. Prevention of the need for long-term care, technology-supported nursing and care as well as the user-oriented design of the different areas of nursing care in turn have an impact on the requirements for vocational training and educational research and thus on academisation in the health care professions.

Other special features

Interdisciplinary focus; collaboration between different health professions; high volume of research; opportunities for students to gain insight into project work at an early stage; commitment to junior researcher development (funding of 5 PhD positions from 2021).

Further information on research activities



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(S) = Students' judgements

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(P) = Professors' judgements

Last Update 2021: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education