What is it?
Social work addresses the many and varied social challenges and problems of our society.
In the Social Work Online degree program, students acquire the knowledge they need to recognize, reflect upon and justify the necessity to take action in situations in professional practice, to plan appropriate interventions and forms of assistance, and to evaluate the impact of these measures.
The degree program's target groups are qualified professionals, e.g. educators, who work in the social sector and are looking to improve their qualifications and/or take up a new occupation in the field of social work.
What can I do with it?
Graduates of the degree program work in the public sector as well as in private organizations in the social, educational and health sectors, the judiciary and business.
The degree program qualifies graduates for both management functions and management assistance as well as for tasks involving coordination, planning and evaluation. Occupational fields include child and youth work, work with the elderly, rehabilitation, work with people with disabilities, counselling, educational work, community projects, intercultural work.
For degree-seeking students: detailed information on admission requirements, application deadlines, etc. can be found on the German page.
Wiesbaden, Kurt-Schumacher-Ring Campus
Standard period of study
(Distance learning degree program with on-campus modules = on-campus blocks 4 times per semester)
Main language of instruction
German - We offer courses in English for exchange students.
Commencement of studies
Winter and summer semester
Our i-Punkt at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring Campus is there to answer all your questions about studying and applying.