Social Work (Bachelor's program)

Studierende auf dem Campus Südstadt (Image: Thilo Schmülgen)

The three-year Bachelor’s program in Social Work teaches students scientific principles, research methods and practical skills. The degree is state-certified and qualifies graduates for upper-level positions in the social sector. Graduates may also apply to Master’s programs in related fields.

Further information on the Bachelor‘s program in Social Work is available in German: Soziale Arbeit (Bachelor).

At a Glance

Category Description
Program Social Work  
Degree Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 
Type of program Full-time program or part-time program 
Beginning of program Winter semester 
Program duration 6 semesters (full-time program)
9 semesters (part-time program) 
Credits 180 ECTS credits 
Language of instruction German 
Campus Südstadt Campus 
Restricted admission Yes 
Please note Please note that students enrolled in part-time programs are not eligible for BAföG.  
Accreditation Internal accreditation based on institutional accreditation standards, until Sep 30, 2029