Social Work

Welcome to the degree course in Social Work (BA)

We are really pleased about your interest in our course.

The aim of the social work course is to enable the ability to provide dedicated advice and support to people in social crisis and conflict situations. The course also provides expertise in preventive work, the development of humane, self-determined living conditions and support for self-help.

The course provides capabilities for professional action in the fields of social work. The contemplation and the development of social skills are of great importance.

Professional competencies are used, to process (biopsycho-) social problems in society, to assess the working practices of social institutions and to be able to develop independent, practical solutions and development strategies with those affected.

A special feature of this course is also the integration of theory and practice. Through the close cooperation with institutions in real life practice, this course has a particular application and practice-oriented profile.

An advanced technical college entrance qualification (Fachhochschulreife) or a general higher education entrance qualification (allgemeine Hochschulreife) or a subject-related entrance qualification (fachgebundene Hochschulreife) or a corresponding vocational certificate in practical training with special qualifications.

The course is in module form. The modules combine different, thematically related forms of teaching and learning. In addition to the presence of units in the form of seminars, exercises, lectures and projects, self-study and working in small groups is of particular importance.

For the breakdown of the individual modules, please refer to the current course flyer.


The course concludes with the academic degree "Bachelor of Arts (BA). The "state recognition ID" (Staatliche Anerkennung), can be attained after one year of professional practice, which will be supervised by the university. A successful bachelor degree can lead to a master degree. Through this academic qualification, access to a doctorate is enabled.

At a glance

  • Typ:
  • Studienort:
  • Regelstudienzeit:
    6 Semester
  • Abschluss:
    Bachelor of Arts (BA)
  • Bewerbungsschluss:
    15. Juli
  • Zulassungsbeschränkung:
  • Studienbeginn:
  • Vorpraktikum:
    nicht erforderlich
  • Zugangsvoraussetzungen:
    Fachhochschulreife oder allgemeine Hochschulreife oder fachgebundene Hochschulreife oder eine dem gewählten Studiengang entsprechende praktische Ausbildung mit besonderer Qualifikation.