Bachelor's degree in Social Work

Are you interested in people and their lives? Do you want to work with people, and advise and support them? Would you like to have a responsible role in society and be able to back up your actions with sound technical knowledge and expertise? 

To enjoy a successful career in social work, it is important that you can answer «yes» to all of these questions. As an aspiring specialist, you will be in direct contact with people and will help to shape their environment.

With the Bachelor's Program in Social Work at Eastern Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, we build a bridge between your needs and expectations and the diverse requirements of the different professions in the area of social work. You will prepare for your future role in a practice-oriented, scientifically sound way while learning to work professionally.

At a glance

Forms of study

Full-time study, part-time study, practice-oriented study


1.000 CHF per semester plus additional expenses


School qualifications, six-month work experience, six-month social work internship, aptitude test


Start Spring semester calendar week 45, start Autumn calendar week 13

Study start

Spring semester calendar week 8, Autumn calendar week 38


St.Gallen campus