FH Campus Wien

Social Economy and Social Work

  • Master of Arts in Social Sciences (MA)
  • Extra occupational
  • German
  • 4 semesters
  • Vienna
  • 49 study places
Application period
from 01.01.2023 to 15.05.2023

The social, political and sociopolitical and economic changes pose the social sector with major challenges. Innovative concepts make it possible to optimize the conditions in order to provide quality social services. In this European degree program you will be awarded a "joint degree" from seven European universities. In addition to scientific skills you will acquire the management skills to be able to lead organizations in the social sector. As a graduate you will be able to analyze sociopolitical and economic developments at a national and European level.

What we offer you

The European master's degree program is offered in cooperation with six European universities and concludes with a joint degree from these universities.

What makes this degree program special

This master's degree program is the first European degree program for social economy and social work in which students are awarded a joint degree from several European universities. The degree program has an international and European focus. Modules and courses developed together with an international team increase the quality of the program. During a two-week, mandatory study period at a partner university from the joint degree network, you will deepen your professional, language and intercultural skills.
You will develop a project there as part of the intercultural project management. The main focus of the program is learning to recognize European trends in social policy and the social sector and to initiate innovative solutions to social problems.

Entry requirements

Bachelor or similar qualification from an institute of higher education, diploma from an three-year academy of social work or equivalent certification from abroad.
Language diploma (minimum level B2), if university entrance qualification was not obtained in a German-speaking country or a German-language university degree was not obtained. English skills.


Application mode:
Online application

Application time:
1 January to 15 May 2023

Admission procedure:
Online application form, postal delivery of complete application documents, written statement on competence and informedness about the degree program, admission interview.

Start of studies:

Study information days:
Online-Infosessions for prospective students at https://www.fh-campuswien.ac.at/en/studies/online-infosessions.html

Tuition fee:
tuition fee/semester: € 363,36, tuition fee for students from third countries € 727,- per semester + ÖH premium/semester. Additional study expenses currently up to € 83,- depending on degree program and year

No (vocational) placement

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