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' part-time Social Work bachelor's degree programme 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)
Part-time study (extended part-time), 7 semester (180 ECTS)
Languages of instruction: German, 4. semester in English
No tuition fees
Semester abroad optional in the 4. semester
Job orientation (160 hours) in the 2. semester, work placement (525 hours + supervision) spread over the 4., 5. and 6. semester  

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Contact Persons Social Work part-time BA

Sabine Stickel

Sabine Stickel
Advice & Registration

 +43 5572 792 5302

Michael Himmer

Dr. Michael Himmer
Programme Director

Dipl. Sozialarbeiterin Uta Skowranek
Programme Director Master`s Degree Social Work Management Bachelor`s Degree Social Work

+43 5572 792 5310


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