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The 9th International Foster Care Research Conference will take place in Paris in September 2017.
Further information will be soon available!
Looking forward to meet you there!


The 8th International Foster Care Research Network Conference took place
on the 17th and 18th of September 2015
at the University of Siegen, Germany 

A Documentation of the Conference is now available. Check HERE



 At the University of Siegen a research focus “Research on growing up in foster care” has been established under the chair of Prof. Dr. Klaus Wolf.

Core elements of the research focus are currently:

  • The International research network "Foster Care Research" providing exchange with researchers from all over Europe
  • Divers qualitative studies on Foster Care
  • Consulting and Evaluating practice of foster care by the ZPE (Zentrum für Planung und Evaluation Sozialer Dienste – Center for planning and Evaluation of social services at the University of Siegen),
  • A colloquium for PhD/ doctoral Students „Research on Foster Children, Foster Families and on Foster Care“ at the University of Siegen,including International PhD/ doctorates within „International Education Doctorate Program (INEDD)“ at the University of Siegen Departement 2 (Educational Sciences and Psychology)

Contact person for all Projects: Dipl.Päd., Dipl.-Soz.Arb. Daniela Reimer