Research focus of our department

The Chair addresses a wide variety of issues and fields within vocational education and training (VET) at the micro, meso and macro level of vocational training. In particular, we focus on the following topics:

-    professionalization of education personnel, training of VET-trainers
-    system structures concerning vocational education
-    vocational education in view of socio-structural change
-    history of vocational educaion
-    transistions in VET with a special focus vulnerable groups
-    research in comparing international and European vocational education, as well as
-    costs and benefits of VET and Continuing Vocational Training (CVT)