Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg, Germany
Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg, Freiburg
The University of Education, Freiburg (Pädagogische Hochschule Freiburg; PHFR) specialises in teacher training for primary and secondary levels. Suitably qualified students may study for doctoral and postdoctoral degrees. Various PhD programmes and a large number of other (European) research projects promote a wide range of young researchers. Accordingly the PHFR conducts varied educational research.
PHFR has around 300 staff members and approximately 5000 students. It was founded in 1962 and gained university status in 1971.
Among the courses offered at the PHFR are teacher training for primary and lower secondary schools, European Teacher Training for primary and lower secondary schools, teacher training for Vocational Schools (media technology, business etc.), Bachelor of Arts in Health Education or German as a second language, Master of Arts in Educational Science or Psychology of Education.