Institutes of the ehs 

The institutes of the Evangelische Hochschule were brought together in the Zentrum für Forschung, Weiterbildung und Beratung an der ehs gGmbH (Centre for Research, Further Training and Counselling at the ehs Dresden), a non-profit limited company, in 2010.

Sofí - Sozialwissenschaftliches Fortbildungsinstitut (Social Sciences Advanced Training Institute)

The Evangelische Hochschule Dresden provides further and advanced training programmes with a practical orientation for professionals from different fields of social work in which they can participate alongside their employment.

apfe - Arbeitsstelle Praxisberatung, Forschung und Entwicklung (Section for Practical Counselling, Research and Development) 

apfe is the research institute of the Evangelische Hochschule Dresden. It carries out research, development and practical counselling projects in the fields of social work, educational theory, politics, church and diaconal work.

kids - Institut für Frühkindliche Bildung (Institute of Early Childhood Education)

The kids Institute pursues the aim of adapting child-centered education and teaching concepts to the challenges of a modern networked information society. The institute's contribution in this context is to develop and promote professionalism in the field of early childhood education. The latest approaches to pedagogy are taken up, tried out in practice and evaluated.

The institute's main tasks are support for the early childhood education course, practical development and research as well as further and advanced training. 

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