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Social Work

full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 3 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Esslingen


  • January 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    January 2023 (EU), January 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer Semester only

Area of study
Social Work

Innovative Social Work, International Social Work, Practice-Oriented Research, Social Planning and Quality Development, Innovative Practice Developments, Evaluation, Scientific Social Work, Global Learning and Social Work, Research orientation, Methods of Empirical Social Research


Application deadline: 15 January

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

The prerequisite for admission to the Master's degree course "Social Work" is a first relevant university degree in a degree course in social work or in other degree courses with a social pedagogical, social work or childhood pedagogical orientation.

Lecture period
  • 26.09.2022 - 20.01.2023
  • 13.03.2023 - 28.06.2023

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2023)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.10.2022 - 15.01.2023

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    15.10.2022 - 15.01.2023

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.10.2022 - 15.01.2023

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.01.2023 (Universitywide deadline)

Tuition fee

Tuition fees per semester: €1,500.00 for foreign students €650.00 for students with a master's degree

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

International Centre

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung

Graduate contact

Fakultät Soziale Arbeit, Bildung und Pflege
Flandernstr. 101
0711 / 397-4590

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Andrea Janßen