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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, Research Group Leader)

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Application period M.Sc. Early Childhood Research closed

The application period for the Master's programme
Early Childhood Research for the winter semester 2021/2022 is closed. We wish all applicants every success!

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ESPP2021 Leipzig-Online - Registration Open for Audience

Listeners can now register for the 28th online annual meeting of the European Society for Philosophy and Psychology (ESPP) from 30 August to 2 September.

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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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Wilhelm Wundt Dialogue: "Attachment Theory: Past, Present & Future"
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Wilhelm Wundt Dialogue: "What makes us human? The roots of human culture."
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How do children share equitably? (Video in German)
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M.Sc. "Early Childhood Research" - An Introduction