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Social Work

We undertake commissioned research and evaluations. We are your competent partner for meeting challenges in the social sector and provide you, your team, or your organisation with tailored consultancy and workshops.

We work on approximately 150 research and services projects every year. Projects are either commissioned or self-initiated.

Our core areas

Our research and development focuses on “Social Innovation.” Research and practice work in close association, in order to develop social work ina far-sighted manner based on the latest research.

Forms of collaboration

  • Commissioned research
  • Evaluations
  • Expert consultancy
  • Specialist talks
  • Expert reports
  • Inhouse training
  • Process consultancy
  • Student projects
  • Workshop moderations


Contact us! — We look forward to hearing from you if are you thinking of carrying out a project or if you require further details on the research and services available at the FHNW School of Social Work.

Portrait of Susanne BachmannDr. Susanne Bachmann
T +41 62 957 26 15