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About the Graduate school

The graduate school offers a PhD programme to those researchers and professionals, who want to focus on the meaning and further in-depth exploration of their profession. Current students have a professional background in care, education, social work or non-profit organisations. Some of them work as managers of profit or non-profit organisations, consultants or HRM professionals. 


The graduate school offers a four to five year PhD programme. The programme has a special focus on supporting research in and around professional practices. Therefore, the graduate school is very well suited for professionals with several years of work experience. 

The graduate school offers:

  • well-structured research supervision
  • an excellent course work programme on scientific perspectives, research methods and academic skills
  • the creation of an inspiring community of researchers sharing knowledge and experience
  • a flexible programme that is compatible with candidates’ interests and experience.

    Information evening

    Thursday evening, February 4, 2021, we organized an online information meeting.


To be admitted, there is an assessment procedure. 
Please note, that the deadline for application for year 2021-2022 is 1 April 2021.

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