Overview

The Bachelor of Social Services program equips you to be a changemaker in society. Focused on social pedagogy, the program emphasizes empowering individuals and communities to thrive. You’ll build a strong foundation in social work practices, delve into social policy and justice issues, and hone essential skills like communication and collaboration. This versatile degree opens doors to working with diverse client groups across all ages, from early childhood education to supporting seniors. Specialization options are also available.

The program offers a dynamic learning experience with lectures, discussions, group projects, and frequent internships. These internships provide invaluable real-world experience and let you apply your knowledge in various social service settings. International students are welcome, with the program offered entirely in English and opportunities for exchange programs. By choosing this path, you’ll gain the tools and knowledge to empower others, promote inclusivity, and build a more just society.

Semester starts

August

Degree info

Bachelor of Social Services 

3.5 academic years/ 210 ECTS 

Language of instruction: English 

Tuition fee: 11 000€ / academic year 

Edunation application period

Regular Admission: TBA

The Bachelor of Social Services program will equip you with the knowledge, skills, and necessary values to be a qualified social service professional.

Through a social pedagogical framework, the program prepares you to empower the people around your community, prevent social exclusion or marginalization, and promote inclusivity and diversity within society.

Through this program, you can work effectively with various client groups across different age ranges.

You’ll be qualified to provide services and support in various settings, collaborate with partner organizations, and even pursue self-employment opportunities.

The program teaches you how to:

  • Help empower citizens to be more independent
  • Prevent marginalizing individuals
  • Promote inclusivity and acceptance to different types of people

Also, throughout the program, you can participate in various learning activities such as:

  • Expanding your knowledge of social pedagogy
  • Collaborating with social services partners
  • Conducting research and developing solutions for challenges in social service

With a Bachelor of Social  Services, you can choose and work with a variety of client groups.

We see our services and client work through a social pedagogical framework. Our work involves supporting clients in their homes or communities, coordinating services for them, or providing supportive guidance and assistance. You may work with people of all ages.

Career Opportunities:

  • Early childhood education and care
  • Child welfare
  • Family work
  • Guidance and education in youth work
  • Social counselling in schools
  • Work with adults
  • Community work
  • Work with the elderly
  • Work with people with disabilities
  • Work with people with substance abuse issues
  • Work with people with mental health issues
  • Preventive work against violence
  • Multicultural work and work among diverse people

You can choose to be a self-employed social worker or service provider, with this program.

If you take courses related to early childhood education, you can graduate with a Bachelor of Social Services degree that qualifies you to work in early childhood education and care.

The admission requirements for the program can be found on the university page. 

Further information about the tuition fee and available scholarships for the program can found on the university page.