FH Salzburg

Social Work

  • BA
  • Extra occupational
  • German
  • 6 Semesters
  • Urstein Campus
  • 50 Places
Application period
from 01.11.2022 to 02.04.2023

"Social Work" (meaning social work/social pedagogic/social management) is a discipline known all over the world. It is concerned with the theory and methodology of professional activation of people who find themselves in difficult life situations. Experts in social work need to have comprehensive knowledge of the problematic situations of their clients, as well as soundly based theoretic and methodical ability (e.g. social diagnostics / social analysis, social counselling, case management, meditation, socio-therapy, socio-cultural animation, social management etc.).

The general objective of the course is the education of students to become experts in "social work" with a high level of qualification comparable internationally.

The specific focus of our degree programme social work is ACTIVATING social work (meaning activation resulting in self help). Activating social work is best learned using activating teaching methods: projects, workshops, peer group learning, case seminars, role play, intervision, etc..

Entry requirements

Allgemeine Hochschulreife, Studienberechtigungs- oder Berufsreifeprüfung oder facheinschlägige berufliche Qualifikation mit Zusatzprüfungen


Appointment for the admissions process:
Please note the current application and submission deadlines on the FH Salzburg website

Admission procedure:
1) Online application at the FH Salzburg website, 2) Group interview, 3) Individual admission interview

Start of studies:

Study information days:
Online Info-Sessions from January 24th to 26th, 2023 - Open House: March 17 + 18, 2023

Tuition fee:
363 Euro per semester + ÖH-fee

Min. 240 hours career accompanying

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