Social Work (B.A.)

Social Work deals with topics which are of relevance to society with the aim of improving social situations. The objective of all social work is to enable people to develop their potential and shape their life and social interactions to their own satisfaction.

Learning Goals:

The programme equips students with the competence to interact on the professional level. On graduation, you are qualified to plan, design, monitor, teach, evaluate and further develop social work interactions in a scientific and practically relevant way.

This full-time degree course awards 210 Credits (workload 750 hrs per semester).

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Degree programme leaflet

Social Work (B.A.)

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Facts and Figures - at a glance

Degree awardedBachelor of Arts
FacultySocial Work, Health Care and Nursing Sciences
CampusEsslingen Hilltop Campus
Number of semesters7
Language of instructionGerman
Application PeriodsUp to January 15th for the summer semester
Up to July 15th for the winter semester
Information on admission requirements

Studienplätze: ca. 92


Schwerpunkt INTERNATIONAL (optional)

Please submit your application for this degree programme via the portal.

Information on the admission requirements and application procedure can be found on the pages which describe the application process for our Bachelor’s programmes.

The curriculum for the degree programme and detailed descriptions of the programme modules are contained in the Module Catalogue.

Module Catalogue Social Work (B.A.) (German Version)

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With a Bachelor of Social Work you can:

  • work with children and their families
  • work in child daycare facilities
  • undertake social work in schools, peripatetic youth work
  • work with chronically ill people
  • work with disabled people
  • work with offenders
  • help homeless people
  • support elderly people and their families
  • work with drug addicts and potential addicts
  • work in the migration society
  • work in the field of occupational integration

Apply for summer semester 2020!

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Prof. Dr. rer. soc. Sabine Schneider

Im Wintersemester 2019/20 finden die Sprechstunden in der Regel

- Dienstags, von 13-14 Uhr und

- Freitags, von 14-15 Uhr

statt. Sie können sich für die entsprechenden Termine an meiner Bürotüre (R. 1.067) in eine Terminliste eintragen oder sich per E-mail anmelden.