Social Workfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Vechta


  • September 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Social Work

Target group

Graduates of this degree course are qualified for higher management positions in the entire spectrum of the practice world (social administration, youth work, external placements, associations, societies, etc.) and particularly for tasks in research, training and further education, planning and management. The main employers are welfare associations, civil services and associations/initiatives in the social sector as well as universities, universities of applied sciences, academies and other academic institutions.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Admission requirement for the Master's degree course in Social Work is a Bachelor's or equivalent degree in a Social Work degree course comprising at least six semesters or in a suitably related course.

Lecture period
  • 14.10.2024 - 01.02.2025
  • 01.04.2025 - 12.07.2025

Application deadlines

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

    Enquire at the higher education institution

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

    Enquire at the higher education institution

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    03.06.2024 - 30.09.2024

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    03.06.2024 - 30.09.2024

    Apply at an early stage for recognition of achievements for placement in a higher study semester for Master´s degree programmes. Counselling in advance is recommended.

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service