Prof. Dr. Andrea Hauri


Prof. Dr. Andrea Hauri Co-Abteilungsleiterin

  • Contact hours Monday
    Tuesday morning
    Friday morning
  • Address Berner Fachhochschule
    School of Social Work
    Abteilung Soziale Intervention
    Hallerstrasse 10
    3012 Bern


  • Co-Leiterin Abteilung Soziale Intervention

  • Co-Leiterin Weiterbildung

  • Leiterin Master of Advanced Studies (MAS) Kindes- und Erwachsenenschutz

  • Studienleitung CAS Kindesschutz

  • Research projects in child protection

  • Child protection



  • Child Protection

  • Adult Protection


  • Andrea Hauri first studied social work, then sociology, psychology and philosophy, and in 2020 completed her doctorate at the University of Zurich on the perception of child protection proceedings before the KESB by adolescents and parents. She has been a lecturer and head of studies at the Bern University of Applied Sciences since 2010, specialising in child and adult protection, and has been co-head of continuing education and co-head of division of social intervention at the Department of Social Work since 2022. Previously, Andrea Hauri worked for several years as head of division for a Swiss Child Protection Foundation. Previously, she conducted investigations and led mandates in child and adult protection under civil law and on behalf of a juvenile court. She also worked in victim support, in emergency psychiatry and for a counselling centre for women and bi-national couples. Andrea Hauri was also a delegate for the International Committee of the Red Cross in Ethiopia.
  • 2016 - 2020 Promotion "Wahrnehmung des Kindesschutzverfahrens vor der KESB durch Jugendliche und Eltern mit Fokus auf Gerechtigkeit" Soziologisches Institut der Universität Zürich
  • 2000 - 2007 Magister-Studium der Soziologie, Psychologie und Philosophie Universität Gesamthochschule Hagen
  • 1996 - 2000 Studium der Sozialen Arbeit Berner Fachhochschule
  • Weiterbildungen:
    CAS Leadership und Governance an Hochschulen (Universität Zürich)
    Zertifikat für Hochschuldidaktik (Berner Fachhochschule)
    Lehrgang Politcampaigning (Bern)
    Ausbildung zur Delegierten des Internationalen Komitees des Roten Kreuzes (Genf)
    Mediation Basiskurs (Berner Fachhochschule)




Language skills and intercultural knowledge

  • German - Native or bilingual proficiency
  • English - Full professional proficiency
  • French - Full professional proficiency
  • Italian - Limited working proficiency
  • Portuguese - Limited working proficiency
  • Spanish - Elementary proficiency
  • Brazil
  • Ethiopia
  • Italy