The Institute for Advanced and Continuing Education fulfils the requirements placed on the Protestant University of Applied Sciences RWL – by its contract with the churches and by North-Rhine-Westphalia’s University Education Act – to provide continuing academic education. It operates in cooperation with the church, the diaconate and other welfare work bodies, various associations and the municipality.
The wide range of courses and seminars on offer addresses current developments in the professional practice of social work, inclusive education, nursing and religious education, reflecting on these in the light of the latest scientific knowledge and findings In the reverse direction, knowledge transfer from the academic world can serve as a source of fresh impulses for the practical sector.
Our programme comprises:
Shorter advanced education courses designed to brush up professional know-how and to develop skills for application in vocational practice, e.g.:
Longer-term advanced in-service education courses offering qualification and the corresponding certification for new areas of work and for those assuming new professional positions, e.g.:
In-house seminars for specialised personnel in institutions and organisations (teams or departments)
Two fee-financed courses of study: