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Social Policy and Social Work, Department

Fakultät Gesundheitswissenschaften

MSB Medical School Berlin

Fakultät Gesundheitswissenschaften
Department Pädagogik und Soziales
Calandrellistraße 1-9
D-12247 Berlin
Telephone: +49 30 7668375 -600
MSB Berlin (priv.)
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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


Support during the study entry phase

Total score for support in the study entry phase

12/14 points

Job market- and career-orientation

Bachelor theses in cooperation with work environment


Master theses in cooperation with work environment



Cooperative doctoral degrees (in three years)

no data

Third party funds per professor

no data

Students' assessments on undergraduate, presence-learning-courses

Teacher support
Support in studies
Courses offered
Study organisation
Exam organisation
Digital teaching elements
Introduction to scientific work
Offers for career orientation
Support during practical semester
Practical orientation in teaching
Support for stays abroad
Overall study situation
Return rate of the questionnaires


Further information provided by the department

Special features regarding teaching

Due to the interdisciplinary orientation of the department and a social development characterised by changes, families are placed in the focus of an understanding of a manufacturing and design process of the "doing family". Using the interdisciplinary view of the curriculum vitae, students learn social work and psychological-pedagogical concepts, theoretical foundations and cross-disciplinary skills that enable them to provide and implement tailored help and resource-oriented offers for the addressees.

Special features regarding the international orientation

Integration in the international scientific context in the following areas: Inclusion, early help, mentoring, health services research.

Exchange universities for stay abroads

Fachhochschule Oberösterreich, Linz, Austria; University of Essex, Colchester, Great Britain; University of North Carolina Wilmington (UNCW), USA.,Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul,Hawaii Pacific University, Honolulu,University of Brighton,UCLL Leuven-Limburg

Special features regarding the equipment

Online catalogue of the MSB; licensed databases: DZISolit, wiso Wirtschaftswissenschaften and wiso Praxis, Statista- the statistics portal, PsycINFO, PsycARTICLES, Medline Complete, CINAHL Complete, Business Source Premier, SocINDEX with Full Text, Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection, Beck-Online, OECD iLibrary, access to 80 DFG (German Research Foundation) -funded national licenses, access to different years of e-book packages from different publishers such as Springer, utb, Campus, Pearson, Beltz, Schattauer, Kohlhammer and EVS, e-book packages from a subscription database.

Special features regarding research activities

Students have the opportunity to participate in curricular and extracurricular research projects and receive an application-oriented education in quantitative and qualitative research methods. The research focus areas are Needs Assessments and Evaluations in the context of Child and Youth Welfare. There is a very good networking for this purpose with the municipal practice offices in public, independent and church sponsorship.

Support for founders

Advisory and project services by the university’s Career Centre. Module and project content on the topics of "Founding an Institution", "Founding an Association", "Acquiring Third-Party Funds", "Project Management" and "Concept Development".

Further information on research activities

Further information about study entry phase

Information on access restrictions

Website of the Student Council





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Last Update 2023: Data collected by the CHE Center for Higher Education
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