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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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Enrollment Process - M. Sc. Early Childhood Research

The enrollment process for the Master's programme
M. Sc. Early Childhood Research for the winter semester 2021/2022 starts soon.

You can find all important information about the enrollment process and the application deadlines here.

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Call for Papers - ESPP 2021

On the occasion of the ESPP Conference from 30 August to 02 September 2021 at the University of Leipzig, the Society invites submissions of symposia, oral presentations and posters for this meeting.

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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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The puzzle of language acquisition // Michael C. Frank & Caroline Rowland

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November 2018
Wilhelm Wundt Dialogue: "Attachment Theory: Past, Present & Future"
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