Culture & Education provides courses in Educational Sciences & Social Work.


Culture & Education 

Within this course, the position of culture, media and literacy in a society in transition is discussed from different academic disciplines and theoretical perspectives, with a specific focus on the role of education. 

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Culture studies 

Within this course, students focus on the role of culture in society. There is a specific focus on a number of topical questions. Students gain insight in how to apply rhetorical, narrative and cultual analysis of the ways that culture and identy are embedded in the societal debate (e.g. the debate about the headscarf, the value of culture, cultural approaches to citizenship, diversity within urban contexts etc.).

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Culture, Media & Education 

Culture, media & education is a course in the academic teacher education programme, which offers students a theoretical and didactic framework for the implementation of culture in education and for arts and culture education.

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Qualitative Research Methods and Interpretation  

In this This course contributes to the field of Educational Sciences and Social Work (Bachelor and transitional program). The course serves to bring students an in-depth insight into the methodological layer of the educational program and to bring these insights into practice during the exercises. The lessons focus on the underlying paradigmatic grounds of interpretative research and on how the research cyclus can be constructed, on diverse qualitative research methods (both strategies of data-collection and data-analysis), and on diverse dimensions of research ethics. Reflexivity of the researcher who shapes the research proces is key in all lessons and excercises.

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