The bachelor's degree programme in Social Work – preparing you to work with people, groups and communities!

Our society is becoming more and more complex and diverse, which constantly creates new challenges for social work and the people who work in this discipline. Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences' full-time bachelor's degree programme in social work prepares you to best meet these challenges and offers a wide and solid educational foundation in which practice and current theoretical and academic developments are closely linked. The degree programme is internationally recognised and opens doors to exciting careers opportunities.

Key Facts

Bachelor's degree programme, Qualification awarded: Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences (BA)
Full-time study, 6 semester (180 ECTS)
Languages of instruction: German, 4. semester in English
No tuition fees
Semester abroad optional in the 4. semester (recommended)
Job orientation (100 hours) in the 2. semester, work placement (600 hours + supervision) in the 5. semester

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Are you interested in this degree programme and would like to be invited to information events?

Contact Social Work full-time BA

Miryam Draizi, BSc
Advice & Registration — Social Work BA, fulltime

+43 5572 792 5302


Dipl. Soz. Arb. (FH) Viktoria Reuschel-Richter
Programme Director Social Work BA, Lecturer

+43 5572 792 5311

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Do you need further advice? We are pleased to answer your questions and give you further information personally.

Service Hours:
Full-time programme: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
(or individual appointment)

Part-time programme: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and Wednesday 2:00 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.
(or individual appointment)