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Nadine Käser, MA

Nadine Käser, MA

Nadine Käser, MA

Undergraduate and postgraduate education and work experience


  • CAS in University Didactics
  • MAS in Change and Organisational Dynamics (Organisational Consulting, Coaching and Supervision), FHNW (2017-2020)
  • CAS in Team Dynamics and Change - Leading and Advising Groups, School of Social Work, FHNW (2017-2019)
  • CAS in Organisation Development - OE Compact Training, School of Social Work, FHNW (2016-2017)
  • CAS Management and Role Understanding in Community, Urban and Regional Development, Lucerne University of Applied Sciences and Arts (2017)
  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences with Focus on Sociology of Social Problems and Social Policy, Gender Studies and NPO Management, University of Fribourg (2008-2012)
  • Bachelor of Arts in Social Work, Social Politics and Social Anthropology, University of Fribourg (2004-2008)

Career milestones

  • Research associate at the Institute for Social Planning, Organisational Change and Urban Development (HSA FHNW) (Since 2012)
  • Evaluator of the microfinance project of the Cameroon organisation SAIMED, Cameroon (2012)
  • Expert on prevention at the Violence and Addiction Prevention Unit, Social Security Office, Social Integration and Prevention Department, Canton of Solothurn (2011-2013)
  • Research assistant in the Swiss National Science Foundation Project NCCR North-South at the Centre for Development and the Environment, Bern (2010-2011)
  • Research assistant in the Research and Development Department at the Berne University of Applied Sciences for Social Work, Berne (2009-2010)
  • Tutor for the Chair of Sociology, Social Policy and Social Work at the University of Fribourg (2009-2010)
  • Supervisor in the Villa Christine community, Biel (2006-2009)

 Main focus


  • Urban and neighbourhood development
  • Social space theories
  • Space appropriation
  • Participation
  • Health promotion
  • Gender and queer theories


  • Qualitative research methods
  • Evaluation
  • Social space and lifeworld analysis
  • Organisational development and supervision


  • BA 103 Socialisation, development and education
  • BA 107 Cooperative process design in social work (module head)
  • BA 110 Fundamentals of professional cooperation (module head)
  • BA 111 Fundamentals of communication, conversation and counseling
  • BA 115 Supervision bachelors thesis
  • BA 134 Case-based reasoning I: Introduction
  • BA 262 Planning and control of social space
  • BA 263 City, change and urban living environments as a challenge for social work (module head)

Further information

Publications and projects