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Social Work PLUS Migration and Globalisation

Semester 8 Semester
Winter semester
With admission restriction.


Migration and globalisation are central dynamics of modern societies. In the four-year degree programme students are trained with a special focus on migration as a as a central field of social work. A year abroad enables students to gain international experience and several practical practical phases for the profession. You can find more detailed information on the degree programme on the website of the Faculty of Social Work (German).


There are a wide range of employment opportunities after graduation, especially in social services and organisations with a focus on migration and refugees. With the European and global market, there is employment potential in employment potential in non-governmental organisations (NGOs), in international organisations or in international volunteer work. An international professional career is possible.

Building on the Bachelor's degree, the following Master's programmes are possible:

Social Work: Critically reflective and empirical approaches - Master of Arts


In the first two years, students acquire theoretical and methodological knowledge social work as well as social and communication communication skills - partly in English-language courses and by lecturers from abroad. Internships are completed in fields of work that deal with migration, flight or the internationalisation of social work. The aim of the mandatory abroad in the third year of study is dealing with social problems in the host country as well as deepening the specialisations at the respective partner university. After returning home, the experiences made during the stay are reflected upon and processed. A detailed description of the study contents can be found in the module manual (German).


The degree programme Social Work PLUS Migration and Globalisation (B.A.) is subject to limited admission (NC) and requires in-depth language skills (German C1, English B2).

The following school-leaving qualifications, among others, apply as admission requirements:

  • General higher education entrance qualification
  • Subject-related higher education entrance qualification valid in Hesse
  • an advanced technical college entrance qualification valid in Hesse

A detailed description of the admission requirements can be found in the Special Provisions of the Examination Regulations (German).

Registration deadline (German certificate)



Programme Director
Prof. Dr. Katrin Läzer



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