Youth Studies

Within Youth Studies, we conduct research on societal trends, social inequality, and the influence of the social environment (including international comparisons) of youth regarding the following topics:

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With our research we aim to connect science and society to enable each adolescent to flourish – independent of their background, the educational level of their parents, or their financial resources.


We consider it highly important to connect education and research, for example by using research questions from practice or society in our education. For more information about our education, see Bachelor Interdisciplinary Social Science, Master Youth Development and Social Change.

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