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Study Social Work in Germany: 5 Universities with 5 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-21-2024 | Reading Time: 4 minutes

Social Work is a compassionate field dedicated to improving individual and community well-being. It addresses complex social issues such as poverty, addiction, and mental health, offering support and advocacy to those in need. Students learn about human behavior, social welfare policy, and ethical practices in social work. The curriculum includes case management, counseling techniques, and crisis intervention strategies. Through fieldwork, students gain practical experience in diverse settings like schools, hospitals, and community organizations. Graduates pursue careers as licensed social workers, case managers, or mental health counselors, playing a crucial role in fostering resilience and empowerment among vulnerable populations.

Overview

masters
5

Study Programs in English

universities
5

Universities

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Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (2 programs for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Maximum:

€ 4,880 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between February 28 and July 31

Summer Semester

between and

View all 5 courses still open for next intake

Tuition Fees

2
2
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2
1
0

3 English Degree Programs for Social Work in Germany

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Be part of the Center for Sustainable Development (IZNE) while learning vital aspects of corporate social responsibilityEnjoy flexible study schedulesStudy close to an international hub for CSR
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Become a Global Social Work ExpertImmersive Internship ExperienceEnjoy comfortable campus life at Friedensau
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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
20% local admission restriction (local NC)
40% no admission restriction
40% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

80% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
20% via uni-assist

2 English Degree Programs for Social Work in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Minimum:

72 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

90 (1 program )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (2 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (2 programs )

Maximum:

6.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (2 programs )

Maximum:

90 (1 program )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (2 programs )

Maximum:

C1 Advanced (CAE) (2 programs )

Program Features

3-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Business Administration

Bachelor of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

80%

Summer intake

20%

Winter & Summer intake

0%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in Social Work

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Alice Salomon University of Applied Sciences Berlin

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,200

Program Fees: € 1,250 - € 2,640

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Fachhochschule Erfurt

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 4,300

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Friedensau Adventist University

run by church (state-approved) University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 250

Program Fees: € 2,671

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Hochschule Bonn-Rhein-Sieg

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,500

Program Fees: € 4,880

MBA (Master of Business Administration)

Technical University of Applied Sciences Würzburg-Schweinfurt (THWS)

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 9,300

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)