Institute for the Study of Christian Social Service
Welcome to the Institute for the Study of Christian Social Service at the University of Heidelberg. Our name is often abbreviated to DWI, from the German "Diakoniewissenschaftliches Insitut".
To learn more about our institute, read through our three-step profile:
- The history of the DWI as successor to the pre-war "Institute for Social Ethics and the Study of Domestic Mission".
- The approach of the DWI: Actualizing the Christian ethos in order to gain criteria and motivation to apply to diaconical practice.
- Study programs at the DWI: Five ways to study at our institute.