Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies!
Classes held in English:
Usually we publish our list of courses by mid July for the following winter semester and mid January for the following summer semester.
If you need to prepare your Learning Agreement sooner, you may choose the module with the help of the course content list.
Classes held in English - winter semester 2019/2020
This list presents the coming classes held in english in the winter semester 2019/2020 starting in September 2019.
Classes held in English - summer semester 2019
If you need help preparing your Learning Agreement, please contact us.
It is also possible to attend classes from the Faculty of Design. Please let us know in advance, so we can reserve a place for you.
Click here to see the overview of courses offered in English at the Faculty of Design.
Click here to see the overview of Social Work / Social Pedagogy course contents in German.
If you have a good knowledge of German (at least B2*) and you want to attend a class taught in German, please contact our office to see if this is possible. You get an overview of all the classes taught in German in the list of courses of the Faculty od Social Sciences and Cultural Studies.
Information sheet on how to enrol for a class:
Find out how to sign up for the courses once you have arrived in Düsseldorf:
Teaching weeks at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
We offer block sessions and long-term courses:
- There are
block sessions (called blockwochen) during the first two weeks and the last two weeks of the semester.
- Summer Semester (SS) 2020:
- Block I: 23.03.2020–03.04.2020
Block II: 06.07.2020–17.07.2020
- Winter Semester (WS) 2020/2021
- Block I: 28.09.2020 – 09.10.2020
Block II: 01.02.2021 – 12.02.2021
- The duration of a block session is usually 5 days. Most of the block sessions have preparatory or follow-up meetings that can be compulsory.
- There are
also long-term courses that take place throughout the regular teaching weeks (SS20: 06.04.2020 – 03.07.2020)
- (WS20/21: 12.10.2020 – 29.01.2021).
The teaching weeks of the next semesters and lecture-free days are available here.
general information about your stay in Düsseldorf, the application and the enrolment, please check the website of the HSD's International Office (for all faculties):
Overview for incoming exchange students
UsefuI information for your stay in Düsseldorf
If you have any questions, please don´t hesitate to contact us!
* According to the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEF).