The research profile of the Department of Social Pedagogy II is characterized by its focus on the following areas:

  • Pedagogical institutional research in the area of childhood, youth, family and parenthood, as well as Child and Youth Care
  • Socio-pedagogical research regarding the addressees of social work, with an emphasis on the area of childhood studies
  • Social Reports and Child Well-Being
  • Transnationalization and border studies (particularly with regard to Early Childhood Education and Care in the Greater Region)
  • Care relations in the context of the welfare-state