The Dean is responsible for the organization of the faculty of the School of Social Sciences. The Dean's Office is also the office of the Faculty Meeting and is organised by the Head of Academic Administration.
Further main tasks of the Academic Adminstration are the schedule planning, both prior and during the semester, as well as the contact to guest lecturers and fellows and the help desk function for them.
During the lecture period, the Departmental Executive Committee meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month, following the Departmental Examination Board. During the lecture-free period, the council meets as required.
In the Examinations Office, achievements and course allocations are administered centrally, and student applications are processed, such as applications for final examinations and module repetitions, but also applications for semesters off, maternity leave, semesters off due to illness, extensions of study time.
In addition to issuing certificates and transcripts, the preparation of final degree transcripts and final diplomas is a central part of the work of the Examinations Office, while the registration or de-registration of first-year students and graduates is carried out by the Admissions Office.
The Examination Office is also the Office of the Examination Committee. The Examination Committee of the department meets every 2nd Wednesday of the month during the lecture period, and as required during the semester break. Applications must be submitted to the Examinations Office by the Wednesday before a committee meeting at the latest.
Regulations of the Faculty
Master of Arts Development Studies (Online)
- Program-Specific Study Regulations M.A. Development Studies Effective from October 1, 2020
- Program-Specific Study Regulations M.A. Development Studies Effective from October 1, 2022
Master of Arts International Social Sciences
- Program-Specific Study regulations M.A. International Social Sciences (Development Studies) Effective from July 1, 2018
Regulations of the university
General Study and Examination Regulations FAU Effective from October 01, 2022
Immatriculation Regulations FAU Effective from October 01, 2022
M.A. Development Studies (online)
M.A. International Social Sciences
Module Guidebook M.A. International Social Sciences Effective from October 1, 2017
Module Guidebook M.A. International Social Sciences Effective from March 2019
Module Guidebook M.A. International Social Sciences (Development Studies) Effective from October 1, 2020