Social educationpart time, full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Dresden


  • September 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    September 2024 (EU), expired (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Social Work
  • Social Pedagogy

Social Problems, Addressees in social education and social work, Age and Living Conditions, Social Work and Transitions, Professional Research, Empirical Research in Social Education, Social Education Interventions, Diversity and Intersectionality

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements

A requirement for admission to the course is a first professionally qualifying degree recognised in Germany or an equivalent degree from a state or state-recognised vocational academy in Social Education, Social Work or Social Work or comparable degree courses. In addition, applicants must be able to prove completion of a 900-hour work placement or practical module (at least 30 CP) as part of the requirements of the course.

Lecture period
  • 08.04.2024 - 20.07.2024
  • 01.10.2024 - 31.03.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.04.2024 - 15.09.2024

    Note extra deadlines for aptitude assessment procedure!

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


    Note extra deadlines for aptitude assessment procedure!

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.06.2024 - 15.09.2024

    Note extra deadlines for aptitude assessment procedure!

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.06.2024 - 15.09.2024

    according to university notification

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service