About this course
The Department of Education and Rehabilitation is subdivided into three institutions: the Institute of Pedagogy, Education and Socialization Research, the Institute of School and Teaching Research, and the Institute of Prevention, Integration and Rehabilitation Research. Assigned to the department are the “Sonderpädagogische Förderwerkstatt” (research on special-needs teaching methods), the “Lernwerkstatt” (workshop on principles of teaching and learning), and the organization “Unterrichtsmitschau und didaktische Forschung” (observation and analysis of classroom activities and research on teaching methods and didactics).
The department is involved in the training of more than 7,000 prospective teachers for all types of schools and also successfully runs bachelor and master programs.
Specific research areas include lifetime educational processes, further education, social learning and the promotion of new learning cultures, research on the development of teaching, research on teacher professionalism, educational disparities, integration of children and adolescents into school and society, and prevention, intervention, and rehabilitation. The department regularly achieves excellent results in evaluations and university rankings.