General Educational Science at Christian-Albrechts-University of Kiel (CAU)

The Division of General Educational Science at CAU is focused on processes of education, upbringing and socialization across the lifespan, as well as on theories and the history of education, upbringing and socialization in different social contexts.

Accordingly, the primary subjects of research and teaching are the history and theory of pedagogy, as well as research on education, upbringing, and socialization. 

Core teaching topics include the interactional, institutional, and social conditions of education and the teaching of educational research methodologies and methods, such as biographical research, hermeneutics, ethnography, and casuistry.