Social Protectioninternational course, full time

  • Master of Science


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Sankt Augustin


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • International Relations
  • Administrative Studies
  • Social Work
  • Development Co-operation
  • Social Economics

Social Security, Social Security, Social Policy, Administration Studies, Poverty, Inequality, Social Security, Health

Target group

Working professionals with a first qualifying certificate of academic degree


The degree has been changed from Master of Arts (MA) to Master of Science (MSc) through re-accreditation and the examination regulations have been changed accordingly. These changes affect students who start after the winter semester 2022/2023.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

First professionally qualifying certificate of academic degree^ Relevant, 5-month professional experience after the first academic degree^ English language skills at C1 level^ Letter of motivation^ Tabular CV^ Reference(s)/letter of recommendation^ Entry exam

Lecture period

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

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

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service