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Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften

Universität Paderborn

Fakultät für Kulturwissenschaften
Institut für Erziehungswissenschaft
Warburger Straße 100
D-33098 Paderborn
Telephone: +49 5251 60-2945

Uni Paderborn
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  • Department

Basic information

Total number of students at the department


Number of master degree students (w/o teacher qualification)


Percentage of teaching by practitioners


Percentage of teaching by practitioners, master's

no data

Teaching in core subjects

  • School paedagogics/teaching and learning: 0%
  • Childhood paedagogics: 0%
  • Adult education: 40%
  • Social paedagogics/social work: 0%
  • General paedagogics: 40%
  • Research methodology: 20%

Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

10/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment

no data

Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Publications per professor


Third party funds per academic

43,200 €

Doctorates per professor


Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support

Not specified
Support in studies

Not specified
Courses offered

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Study organisation

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Exam organisation

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Digital teaching elements

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Research orientation

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Offers for career orientation

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Overall study situation

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Return rate of the questionnaires

no data

Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

The department's focus in on educational science in teacher training. A unique feature are the BEd/MEd courses "Special Educational Support" with a focus on emotional, social development and learning. Teacher training courses in education for GyGe and BK and the vocational subject area of social education are unique as well. The Centre for Gender Studies warrants special mention here as well.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Cooperation with European and non-European partner universities; Commitment to ‘internationalisation at home’

Special features regarding the equipment

media workshop; Learning laboratories; Meeting for researchers in educational science

Special features regarding research activities

A number of projects are currently underway at the educational sciences institute which are financed by various bodies (federal ministries, foundations, etc.). These include projects on inclusion in schools, language education and language promotion, mentoring of students, sustainability in vocational education and training, integration of refugees, early cancellation of training contracts, etc. (see the Institute's website, under the Research tab). Of particular note are projects on the digital competence of pupils (Prof. Eickelmann, IEA-ICILS 2023 study).

Support for founders

Involvement in university initiatives (e.g. Garage 33)

Further information on research activities




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middle group


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(S) = Students' judgements

(F) = Facts

(P) = Professors' judgements


Value in percent

Value in points


Thousand Euro

Last Update 2022: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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