Practical relevance

As the bachelor’s program primarily aims to prepare you for your future career, we focus on providing you with a specific methodological skill set in addition to teaching in-depth theoretical knowledge. Practical modules (internships) and practical projects (project work) allow you to apply what you have learnt, and thus improve your expertise and abilities.


Practical modules (internships)

Two practical modules (internships), as well as seminars accompanying your practical training, form an integral part of your studies. For all questions concerning practical training, you will be supported by our Practical Training Office. 

Thepractical modules will allow you to deepen your knowledge and understanding of the two practical fields of Social Work. Furthermore, students can develop and improve their level of professional competence within the framework of internships of several months. You will be trained by qualified experts working in a practical environment and supported by the Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences. The Practical Training Office will support you in searching for an internship placement.

Practical project (project work)

The practical project represents an equally important part of the study program. In cooperation with organisations that deal with social issues, main-course students address relevant issues by applying recognised methods. This project work allows you to gain an insight into various methods and how they are utilised in practice by social organisations as well as during research, development and consulting activities. The project orders are coordinated by our Practical Training Office.