Join us at the Faculty of Social Work and Health

Are you a social work or healthcare student who would like to do a semester abroad in Frankfurt? Then you have come to the right place! Here you can find all the relevant information about studying at Faculty 4: Social Work & Health as an exchange student.

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How to Apply

Please submit your application to our International Office by the following dates:

Winter Semester : May 1st
Summer Semester: November 1st

Good To Know:

Our academic year is organized in two semesters. View our Academic Calendar for more informaion on dates and deadlines throughout the year.


Our International Office organizes the Frankfurt Loves You Program and assigns you to a buddy. A 4-week intensive German Course (5 ECTS) is also part of this program. In addition to a two-day orientation program through the International Office, the Faculty of Social Work and Health holds a short welcome and orientation session before the start of the lecture period. See the calendar here.


General information on studying abroad with us, including on accommodation, financing, visas, or the grading system, is available through our International Office. For questions regarding these topics, please contact the Incoming Advisors.

Exchange Student Perspectives

Curious about a semester at the Frankfurt UAS? Let Carmen and Chiara tell you about their ERASMUS experience:


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Important Dates: Winter Term 2023-24

Social Work & Health Welcome & Orientation

October 10, 2023

Start of classes

October 23, 2023
Please note the intensive German course will begin before the social work courses start at the department.

Deadline for Changes to Learning Agreements

November 15, 2023

Examination period

February 12-March 2, 2023

Different deadlines may apply, depending on the course and the type of exam. Please check with your lecturer!

Degree Seeking Students

You can find information on how to apply for full degree programs on the website of our International Office. Please note, full degree programs are primarily conducted in German.



Maya RobinsonCoordinator Internationalization Faculty 4
Building 10, Room 428
Fax : +49 69 1533-62662
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last updated on: 08.29.2023