DASCHE – Development, Assessment and Validation of Social Competences in Higher Education

Problem: Besides research and teaching the so-called “Third Mission” is valid for universities, hence the interface design of university and society. Within the efforts for comparability of higher education, social competences turned out to a target dimension of the European Qualification Framework (EGR/EQF) as well as for the respective national qualification frameworks. Design of this learning field, respectively design of processes to reach this goal, is still pending, not clarified and in need of development. Objective: Project goal of DASCHE is to identify good practice in the context of the project and based upon it, the derivation of a common framework model for the implementation of social competence in higher education.


  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Michael Gessler (Project Coordination)
  • Dr. Kristina Kühn
  • Lena Setzepfand

Life span

01. September 2017 to 31. July 2020




Category D: up to 75.000 Euro