Social Workfull time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 7 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mainz


Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Social Work
  • Sociology, Social Science

Education and Teaching, Health Aid and Rehabilitation, Social Administrative Help and Planning, Socialisation and Re-socialisation, Migration and Integration, Media Education


Detailed information on the degree courses of the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz as well as all important information on the topics of student orientation and applying can be found on our website for prospective students:

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

The admission requirement is the general or subject-specific higher education entrance qualification (Allgemeine/Fachgebundene Hochschulreife) or the entrance qualification for universities of applied sciences (Fachhochschulreife). Alternatively, vocational training completed with the grade 2.5 or better or a further vocational qualification through a Master Craftsperson's examination or a comparable examination. If the applicant has no previous practical experience in the social field, a three-month pre-study work placement is also required.

Lecture period
  • 01.09.2023 - 29.02.2024
  • 03.04.2024 - 12.07.2024

Application deadlines

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

    All application deadlines can be found at:

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    All application deadlines can be found at:

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

    All application deadlines can be found at:

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    All application deadlines can be found at:

Tuition fee


The KH Mainz charges a semester fee of around 320 euros. This is made up of the registration or re-registration fee and the cost of the student ticket (around 200 euros). You will be informed of the exact amount of the semester fee with your admission. No tuition fees are charged.

Languages of instruction

Main language


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