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Social Work

Esslingen University of Applied Sciences

18 months
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The research-oriented Social Work master program from Esslingen University of Applied Sciences does not relate to specific fields of activity, but prepares you to be able to reflect on all areas of social work.


Professional, knowledge-based action, proof of effectiveness, empirical foundations – these keywords point to the increasing importance of research in social work – to justify action taken in this field, to provide a basis for the knowledge about changed life and problem situations of the people for whom the work is undertaken, and about institutional support processes and changed organisational framework conditions.

And not least important, there must be critical analysis of the effects of social changes on the field of social work.

Learning Goals

You will obtain the tools needed to assess and influence developments in social work on an empirical basis. 


Graduates with a Social Work master program from Esslingen University of Applied Sciences can work In:

  • planning
  • evaluation/quality assurance
  • further education and training
  • vocational training/university teaching
  • research
  • management/leadership positions
  • go on to undertake doctoral studies

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Innovative social work: practice-oriented research
  • International Social Work
  • Social Planning
  • Quality Development

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 18 months

Start dates & application deadlines


Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

For more information, please visit the programme's website.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Aachen

813 - 1131 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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