Organisation of Studies

You have successfully applied for a degree programme at the Department of Police and Security Management - now your studies can begin. Here you can find all the important information about your studies.

Good planning pays off in the end: Prepare for your studies at HWR Berlin in good time, regularly check for information, and contact us with any questions you may have. To help you find your way around and organise yourself more quickly, we have compiled all the important notices, information and documents for you.

The range of lectures on offer is based on the module catalogues of the relevant degree programmes. You can find current timetables for all degree programmes at the Department of Police and Security Management at the information campus My FINCA.

Higher Police Service (B.A.)
Timetable: see My FINCA

Security Management (B.A.)


Public Administration – Police Management (M.A.)
Timetable: see My FINCA

International Security Management (M.A.)
Timetable: see My FINCA

Security Management (B.A.)
The internship lasts at least six months and usually takes place in the 5th semester. The internship must be completed at a company, at an agency, or at an organisation that is geared towards security. Extensive contacts to numerous practical partners in Germany and abroad are available to students for this purpose.

Information and documents pertaining to internships are available via the corresponding Moodle course.

  • Internship Regulations for Security Management (B.A.) 2018

Praktikumsbeauftragte für den Studiengang Sicherheitsmanagement (B.A.): Frau Prof. Dr. Birgitta Sticher.
 

International Security Management (M.A.)

The internship lasts at least six months and usually takes place in the 3rd semester. The internship must be completed at a company, at an agency or at an organisation that is geared towards security. Extensive contacts to numerous practical partners in Germany and abroad are available to students for this purpose. In accordance with § 4 Abs. 2 of the study and examination regulations/ ISM, the internship can be waived if students have earned 210 ECTS credit points during their professional qualifying course of study, of which 30 ECTS credit points were earned through an integrated internship. It is highly recommended that students take advantages of internship opportunities.

Information and documents pertaining to internships are available via the corresponding Moodle course.
Praktikumsbeauftragter für den Studiengang International Security Management (M.A.): Herr Prof. Dr. Jan-Dirk Roggenkamp.


Higher Police Service (B.A.)

The course comprises several internship periods totalling approximately twelve months. The 5th semester is entirely practical. The internship takes the form of training and practical work at Berlin’s police force. The two-week or three-week compulsory elective internship in the 6th semester can also be completed at police stations within Berlin, within other states or abroad, primarily in member states of the European Union and its neighbouring states, or at other agencies and non-governmental organisations. It can also be conducted, in whole or in part, as an excursion. Further information on contents and rules can be found in the study regulations and in the module catalogue.

[PDF] Modulkatalog

Public Administration – Police Management (M.A.)

An internship, in the true sense of the word, does not take place. Students visit other offices within the framework of Module 10. The responsibility for this lies with the German Police University (DHPol). Further information can be found on the DHPol website.