Please note: The official language of instruction for all degree programmes at FH Vorarlberg is German. A few courses are also offered in English.
The bachelor's degree programme in Social Work at Vorarlberg University of Applied Sciences (FH Vorarlberg) is a university degree programme and the following qualifications and skills are prerequisites to admission:
Relevant practical experience in specific areas of social work (e.g. through a year of voluntary social services or voluntary work in a social facility) or other prior professional experience before beginning studies is always an advantage.
about the admission requirements including language policy: Apply now.
All applicants for a regular degree programme, are required to verify a language level competence of at least B2 (Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) in German and English.
In certain courses throughout the programme, you can be credited for previous academic achievements on a case-by-case basis. This also applies to achievements that have been completed at a recognised university of applied sciences or other university. The equivalence of the skills acquired with the requirements profile in terms of content and extent of the courses which you are applying to be exempt from is reviewed upon application. If equivalence is determined, successfully completed examinations will be accepted. A knowledge examination is not needed in such cases. For more details, please contact the degree programme director.
Dr. Michael Himmer
Monday to Friday 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 a.m.
(or individual appointment)