Society and Economics



Nationwide Reading Day 2022 on the Kleve Campus

More than 70 fourth-graders from the Willibrord School visited the university on November 18th 2022 to listen to and experience stories together with students from the Childhood Education programme on Read Aloud Day.


Prof. Dr Marjan Alemzadeh gives a lecture on the topic of "Research-based learning in the KLEX tutorial workshop"

Prof. Dr. Marjan Alemzadeh, Professor of Education with a focus on Early Childhood Education, gave a lecture on the topic of "Research-based Learning in the KLEX Tutorial Workshop - Participatory Didactics and the Importance of Future Skills in Higher Education" as part of the "Symposium on Research-based Learning" taking place on 4 November 2022.


"We are proud of you!"

On Friday November 18th led Prof. Dr. Jakob Lempp 80 graduates together with their families and friends through a moving afternoon with numerous speeches and awards. The event was musically accompanied by Prof. Dr. Thomas Pitz, who also provided the musical entertainment on the grand piano with his own composition. In his speech, the Dean, Prof. Dr. Ralf Klapdor to the graduates: "The Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences and the Faculty of Society and Economics are proud of you!" As a representative of the Presidium, Prof. Dr. Tatiana Zimenkova, Vice President for International Affairs and Diversity, addresses her word of welcome to the graduates and everyone present.


EU Voices Seminar: A New Role for Germany in the EU? The Policy of the Scholz Government.

„Region Europe” is an inter-disciplinary program pursuing a comprehensive knowledge of the European model of regional integration, its evolution in the framework of the political, economic, social and cultural processes in the region, and the features of the EU as a global actor. The program is hosted at the University of Turin / Italy. Prof. Dr. Jakob Lempp contributed a lecture on the new role for Germany in the EU with the new Scholz government.


Start-Up Week 2022

From 14 to 18 November 2022, the international start-up week will take place. The Start-up Week at the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences is part of the largest nationwide campaign for entrepreneurship and entrepreneurial spirit. Besides that, the international Global Entrepreneurship Week takes place in 180 countries; more than 10 million people from all over the world take part. The StartGlocal team has also planned numerous events for the Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences on the topics of start-ups and entrepreneurship. 


Get excited about your MASTER Studycourse...

The date for the presentation of the master’s degree programs has now been set. On Wednesday, September 28th from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. you will learn more about your Sustainable Development Management M.A. and Economics and Finance M.Sc.


Congratulations - Vanessa Meinen successfully defends her dissertation

On 12 September 2022, Vanessa Meinen, Programme Manager "Sustainable Tourism", successfully defended her dissertation entitled "Steering sustainable events performance: Towards a more balanced assessment of sustainable association events" at Radboud-University Nijmegen.


Welcome to the Faculty of Society and Economics

“The six bachelor‘s and two master‘s programmes of the Faculty of Society and Economics combine practical training and application-oriented approaches with a sound theoretical and methodological foundation. We aim to prepare you in the best possible way for the current social, political and economic challenges of our society. Internationality is not merely a catchy slogan, but an integral and natural element of our daily lives here. Eager students from different cultural and linguistic backgrounds study at our faculty, conduct research in our modern laboratory landscape and appreciate the close collaboration with professors and academic staff that we offer. Our entire faculty is looking forward to meeting you and accompanying you on your academic journey over the coming semesters here in Kleve.”


Welcome to Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences for the winter semester 2022/2023!

Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences welcomes all new students for the winter semester 2022/23. On the following pages, first-semester students can find out everything they need to know about starting their studies, for example information about central facilities and services such as the Student Advisory Service or International Centre, as well as about the events of Freshers' Week from 19-23 September 2022. Read more


Interview with the sociologist Marieke Fröhlich on the concept of feminist foreign policy

The concept of 'feminist foreign policy' has become more and more a fixed term in the media and political debates since the federal elections in Germany. But what exactly does feminist foreign policy mean and entail and how did the concept come into being in the first place? Marieke Fröhlich, sociologist at Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences, explains all this in an interview. Full Inerview:


Upcoming Events

02/07/23   4:00 pm

Krumme Dinger – mit der Banane auf du und du

Interaktives Bildungsangebot für Familien mit Kindern zwischen 5 und 10 Jahren

Campus Kleve

*** Die maximale Teilnahmezahl ist erreicht - Anmeldungen nur noch für die Warteliste ***

02/22/23   1:00 pm

Virtual Open Day - Enrolment and Arrival Special

digital event

Prospective students watch out! The Student Advisory Service of Rhine-Waal University of Applied Sciences offers a summer semester 2023 "Virtual Open Day -  Enrolment and Arrival Special". The presentation will be held in English.

For further information please check: VIRTUAL OPEN DAY

04/27/23   10:00 am

Girls' Day and Boys' Day

Aktionen zum Mitmachen für Schülerinnen und Schüler jenseits von Rollenklischees

Campus Kleve / Campus Kamp-Lintfort

Die Hochschule Rhein-Waal ist wieder mit einem spannenden Programm dabei.

Der nächste bundesweite Berufsorientierungstag für Mädchen und Jungen findet am 27. April 2023 statt. Dabei geht es für die Schülerinnen und Schüle vor allem darum, ihre gewohnte Perspektive zu verändern und sich auf Unbekanntes einzulassen. Ziel des Zukunftstages ist es, Mädchen und Jungen ab der 8. Klasse für neue Themenfelder, Ausbildungsberufe, Hochschulen und Forschungszentren zu begeistern.