Why study early childhood?

"Studying early childhood means learning to understand how humans have become who they are - every individual as well as all of us as a species. This understanding creates perspectives. Perspectives on the fundamental commonalities of all humans as well as the differences between individuals and cultures, on equal opportunities and health and the things that impede them".

(Daniel Haun, Director)

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New research network

From the Faculty of Education to the LFE and the Medical Faculty  - eight professors from five faculties have set themselves the task of researching the development of children and adolescents following different approaches. The first event will take place on 9th December in the Bibliotheca Albertina.

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Neueste Videos

Wilhelm Wundt Dialogue: "Attachment Theory: Past, Present & Future"

With Ross Thompson (UC Davis), Heidi Keller (University of Osnabrück) and Lars White (Leipzig University).

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December 2017
Wilhelm Wundt Dialogue: "What makes us human? The roots of human culture."
November 2016
How do children share equitably? (Video in German)
July 2016
M.Sc. "Early Childhood Research" - An Introduction
April 2016
How do children perceive the place of things? (Video in German)