Social Work: Health, Social Law
& Social Management

Bachelor of Arts / Bachelor of Laws

HSRM offers over 70 degree programs at five faculties:

All degree programs

New degree program – commences winter semester 2021/22 pending final approval.

What is it?

The degree program Social Work: Health, Social Law and Social Management combines the topics of social work with health and legal issues as well as management content. After the third semester, students choose one of three areas to specialize in:

  • Health Care Issues in Social Work (B.A. degree) combines the professionalism of social work with health care issues in order to provide needs-based services, guidance, and support at the interface of health care and social work.  
  • Social Law (LL.B. degree) deals with legal aspects from the field of social work in greater detail.
  • Social Management (B.A. degree) focuses on classical as well as modern management approaches and combines them with content from the field of social work.

Students graduating with a degree in any of these three areas of specialization will receive state certification as social workers/social pedagogues.

What can I do with it?

Graduates are highly qualified to carry out transdisciplinary activities and responsible tasks in many areas, depending on their area of specialization.

  • Health: Clinical social work (hospitals, rehabilitation clinics), social psychiatry, addiction help services, work with the elderly, social work with people with so-called disabilities, hospices and palliative care, AIDS support services, child day care facilities, school social work, educational counseling centers, workplace health management, public health services, e.g. health authorities.
  • Social Law: Youth welfare offices, the social services of the judiciary, legal support services, legal guardianship, guardian ad litem, debt counseling, social counseling services.
  • Social Management: human resources departments, finance departments or quality management in various institutions engaged in social work.


For degree-seeking students: detailed information on admission requirements, application deadlines, etc. can be found on the German page.

Key facts

Study location

Wiesbaden, Campus Kurt-Schumacher-Ring

Standard period of study

7 semesters

Main language of instruction

German - We offer courses in English for exchange students.

Accreditation agency

Internal accreditation

Commencement of studies

Winter and summer semester


Our i-Punkt (information desk) at the Kurt-Schumacher-Ring Campus is there to answer all your questions about studying and applying.

You can contact Prof. Dr. Markus Fischer directly for further information.