Welcome to the Faculty of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies!
For information regarding the Corona pandemic, please see our
website. It is being updated on a regular basis.
Classes held in English- plan for the whole year
Overview -classes in English and learning outcomes
Classes held in English - summer semester 2022
Please see the semester dates below.
Classes held in English - winter semester 2021/2022
English classes winter semester 2021_2022
This is a list of the coming English classes in winter semester 2021/2022. Classes will start in October 2021.
Usually we publish our list of courses mid January for the following summer semester and by mid July for the following winter semester.
Classes held in English - last semesters
English classes summer semester 2021
English classes winter semester 2020_2021
English classes summer semester 2020
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 of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies.
Teaching weeks at the Faculty of Social Sciences and Cultural Studies
Winter semester: always 01.09. of each year until end of February of the next year.
Summer semester: always 01.03. until end of August.
This is just the semester period and classes will not take place from beginning until the end, but during a defined period of time.
We offer block- and long-term courses:
- There are
intensive classes (called "Blockwochen") during the first two weeks and the last two weeks of the semester. 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 classes that take place throughout the regular teaching weeks
Winter Semester 2021/2022 (01.09.2021-28.02.2022)
Summer Semester 2022 (01.03.2022 - 31.08.2022)
Winter Semester 2021/2022:
- Autumn break:
18.10.2021 – 22.10.2021
24.12.2021 – 04.01.2022
The teaching weeks of the next semesters and lecture-free days are available
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).