Information on individual educational components (ECTS-Course descriptions) per semester

Degree programme: Bachelor Social Work Fulltime
Type of degree: FH Bachelor´s Degree Programme
Summer Semester 2022

Course unit title Work Field: Law Intercultural Relations
Course unit code 048512025103
Language of instruction German
Type of course unit (compulsory, optional) Compulsory
Semester when the course unit is delivered Summer Semester 2022
Teaching hours per week 1
Year of study 2022
Number of ECTS credits allocated First Cycle (Bachelor)
Number of ECTS credits allocated 1
Name of lecturer(s) Johannes PEYRL

Prerequisites and co-requisites


Course content

This course will cover the following topics:

  • European asylum and immigration policy and the legal aspects
  • Effects and consequences on the lifeworlds and status of affected groups and individuals
  • Integration models rights, obligations and participation
  • Social work in the area of tension between control and self-empowerment

Learning outcomes


  • learn links between migration realities and norms at international, European and national level
  • reflect on asylum and immigration policies and the direct impact on affected groups as well as the legal aspects related to social work
  • know different integration models and work on different specific legal issues

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Mixed methods

Assessment methods and criteria

Oral exam



Recommended or required reading

Kunz, Thomas et. al. (2011): Arbeitsfeld Interkulturalität: Grundlagen, Methoden und Praxisansätze der sozialen Arbeit in der Zuwanderungsgesellschaft. Weinheim: Juventa.

Hruschka, Joachim; Joerden, Jan C (2017): Themenschwerpunkt: Recht und Ethik der Migration: = Themenschwerpunkt: Law and ethics of migration. 1. Aufl.

Walter, Christian; Burgi, Martin; Mohr Siebeck GmbH & Co. KG (2017): Die Flüchtlingspolitik, der Staat und das Recht. 1. Aufl.

Österreichischer Juristentag; Manz'sche Verlags- und Universitätsbuchhandlung (2016): 19. Österreichischer Juristentag 2015 Öffentliches Recht Migration und Mobilität. 1. Aufl.

Mode of delivery (face-to-face, distance learning)