Protestant Social Workfull time
Bachelor of Arts
Standard period of study (amount)
Overview and admission
Winter Semester only
Area of study
The aim of the degree course is to train employees competent in social welfare studies for church and diaconate, in particular Rummelsberg deacons. Diaconic Studies focus on the church and social welfare work by integrating theology with its sub-disciplines and by referring to the human, nursing, social and economic sciences. In this context, the degree course Diaconic Studies teaches theological and subject-specific competences. It promotes the ability to relate them to each other and apply them in different areas of the practice of the church and social welfare work in an academically reflective way. It supports personality development and professional action. It serves the communication of the Gospel in a culturally and religiously diverse society. This degree course opens up career perspectives in different directions: - It enables the Christian profiled social science and theological work in numerous institutions of the social welfare work. - It also makes it possible to carry out community pedagogical and religious work on different church levels with different groups of people. The respective position after the education depends on the chosen subject specific education on the one hand and on the personal skills and interests on the other hand. In addition, there are the respective needs and possible uses in church and social welfare work.
Admission to the bachelor's degree course in Diakonik takes place annually during the winter semester. Further information on the degree course including contact persons can be found at https://www.diakon.de or https://www.evhn.de/studieninteressierte/bachelorstudiengaenge/diakonik.
- 16.03.2020 - 30.09.2020
- 01.10.2021 - 14.03.2022
The student union fee is EUR 67 per semester.
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