Lecture situation in the Master of International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants

Application

Applicant portal

If you acquired your higher education qualification and your Bachelor’s degree in Germany, you can apply for the master’s in International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants via the FHWS Application Portal. Please note the information given under the heading “Procedure for applicants with German certificates/degrees” below.

If you acquired your higher education qualification and your Bachelor’s degree outside Germany, you have to apply for the master’s in International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants via the FHWS Application Portal AND via Uni-Assist. Please note the informatioin given under the heading “Procedure for applicants with non-German certificates/degrees” below.

Application Form

The application can be downloaded as a pdf-file or a word-file. Please see below for further information regarding the application procedure and the necessary documents.

Application period 

  • Start of applications: 15 October 2019
  • End of applications: 15 January 2020

Important:

Apply as soon as possible, especially if you are from abroad. The Uni-Assist process may take up to six weeks. Without the Preliminary Review Documentation (VPD) by Uni-Assist, applications by internationals are not complete and the application cannot be finalized and processed! In addition to the time that must be planned for the application procedure, international students should urgently allow enough time for visa matters and the move to Germany!

Please note!

Your Application will be processed with the information given online (i.e. without further inquiry). Due to this, we kindly ask you to check your application before submitting it; if there is information missing or wrong information given, admission can be withdrawn.

If you acquired your higher education qualification and your Bachelor’s degree outside Germany, you will find all important information about the application procedure on the website of our International Office.  

Please read the instructions in the section for “applicants with other university entrance qualifications” carefully and follow step 1 and step 2!   

List of required documents:

  • Completed, signed and scanned Application Form (download see above)
  • School leaving certificate and degree certificate (If your certificates are not in German or English, you will need a certified translation into German or English of these documents)
  • Result of the preliminary review documentation (VPD) by Uni-Assist
  • Passport or ID card
  • Proof of language proficiency (see below and under Language)
  • A CV listing all trainings/degrees/acquired qualifications sorted by dates
  • On the day of enrolment at FHWS, please bring all original documents.

Additional information about the application for the master’s in International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants 

FHWS Application Portal and Uni-Assist 

You can apply for your preliminary review documentation (VPD) and complete your FHWS online application for the master’s programme at the same time. As soon as you received your VPD, please upload it to the FHWS application portal. Your application will not be complete until the document has been received. 

Language Requirements

English

  • Proof of English proficiency (B2) is required. More information can be found under Language.

German

  • You should master the level A2 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR)
  • Proof of German language proficiency can be submitted until the end of the 2nd semester. 

Decision about your application

After we have received and reviewed your complete application, you will receive an answer via the application portal. 

Having received the letter of admission, please print it together with all other documents, sign them and send them (together with certified copies) to FHWS. The letter of admission gives more information about enrolment, important dates and necessary documents. 

Step 1 - online application

  • Fill out the application form (download see above)
  • Please apply online via the FHWS Application Portal
  • Follow the given instructions
  • During the process, please upload the following documents as PDF files: School leaving and degree certificates; passport; a CV listing all trainings/degrees/acquired qualifications sorted by dates

Step 2 - having received an answer to your application

After we have received and reviewed your complete application, you will receive an answer via the Application Portal. Having received the letter of admission, please print it together with all other documents, sign them and send them (together with certified copies) to FHWS. The letter of admission gives more information about enrolment, important dates and necessary documents for enrolment. On the day of enrolment at FHWS, please bring all original documents.

More information as well as detailed information on the enrolment process are available from the pages of the Department of Student Affairs (HSST)