Key Profiles

Teacher Training

The University of Vechta is a central pillar for teacher training in Lower Saxony for primary and secondary schools (Grundschu-le, Realschule, Hauptschule). The number of students in the academic subjects intended for teacher training and the other highly demanded subjects is to be increased.

Social Services

The Social Services comprise a broad spectrum of measures and institutions from the fields of general social aspects, social pedagogy, education, health, and nursing care. The focus of this key profile results from the different perspec-tives on the social aspect as a political construct of human coexistence. 

Agriculture and Food

Due to the regional specific of a highly developed industrial agriculture and in co-operation with the Institut für Strukturforschung und Planung in agrarischen Intensivgebieten (Institute for Spatial Analysis and Planning in Areas of Intensive Agriculture, ISPA), since the 1990s, the academic subject Geography has evolved to a key research area at the University of Vechta in the context of Agriculture and Food.

Cultural Studies

The field of Cultural Studies connects several defining disciplines of Humanities, Cultural, and Social Sciences at the University of Vechta. Due to its interdisciplinary ap-proach to issues concerning Cultural Change, this key profile is suited for a profound and cross-linked examination of cultural and social change and transformation processes.

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