Social Science Institute for Research and Transfer

The Social Science Institute for Research and Transfer (SWIFT) supports further development of social services and organizations, based on professional and scientific expertise, economic sustainability and ethical reflection. The Institute offers research and development projects as well as consultancy services aiming at a knowledge transfer among theory, research and practice.

Specific centres of excellence provide a basis for precise development, research and dissemination of scientifically sound and innovative concepts and instruments. At the same time, they promote high individual quality standards in their own areas/sectors.

Our centres of excellence are

  • Child Development and Education
  • Social economy and society
  • Organization, staff, management


Leitung Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut für Forschung und Transfer (SWIFT)
0911 27253-837
V 2.8 - 2. OG