Lecture situation in the Master of International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants

Admission and Degree

Admission requirements

  • Bachelor degree or diploma in the study programme social work, welfare, welfare work or social pedagogy or a related field of studies with an overall score of 2.5 or better and at least 210 credit points, or a qualitatively equivalent university degree; with a qualification of at least 180 CPs, the missing 30 CPs can be made up subject to certain conditions.
  • Applicants, who have acquired their study programme qualification at a non-German language institution, must provide proof of sufficient knowledge of German (language proficiency level A2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages of the Council of Europe or higher) in order to be admitted; enrolment takes place in this respect subject to the condition that proof is provided by the end of the second semester.
  • The teaching language of the masters programm is English. Thus, sufficient oral and written command of English is needed. Applicants must provide proof of their proficiency in English language on B2 level at the time of their enrollment. Please find more information under Language.

Graduation and degree

After 3 semesters graduates receive the academic title "Master of Arts". The German professional title "staatlich anerkannte/r Sozialpädagog/in" (state-recognized social worker) is not awarded with graduation (it requires a German Bachelor of Social Work).

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