Join us at the Faculty of Social Work and Health

You are a social work or healthcare student and would like to do a semester abroad in the diverse and dynamic city of Frankfurt? Then you are at the right place! Here you can find all the relevant information about studying at Faculty 4 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. A mandatory departmental information event and a two-day orientation program will take place at the start of the lectures. 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.

Important Dates: Winter Term 2022-23

Departmental welcome & orientation

October 6, 2022

Start of classes

October 24, 2022
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, 2022

Examination period

February 6-18, 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: 02.10.2023