Social Work (B.A.)

General Information

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.

Very good ranking results: In the German national CHE University ranking published in the ZEIT newspaper, the Social Work degree programme at Esslingen University of Applied Sciences was awarded very good marks in several categories.

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

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 PeriodsFor the summer semester: up to January 15th
For the winter semester: up to July 15th
Information on admission requirements

Studienplätze: ca. 92


Schwerpunkt INTERNATIONAL (optional)

Application and Admission

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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Career prospects

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 2021!

Applications open October 15th 2020

More information
Prof. Dr. rer. soc. Sabine Schneider

Die nächsten telefonischen Sprechstunden finden an folgenden Tagen statt:

Dienstag, den 15.09., 22.09. und 29.9. jeweils von 9-11 Uhr.

Sie erreichen mich unter folgender Telefonnummer: 0162-2807378.


Die aktuellen Informationen zum laufenden Semesterbetreib erhalten Sie auf der Homepage der Fakultät SAGP.