Information on course of study: Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor)

Information on course of study: Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor)

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Numbers and facts

Course of study name: Bachelor's Programme Social Studies (Bachelor)
Duration: 6 Semester
Academic degree: Bachelor of Arts
Language: German
Type of admission: Application/enrolment possible in the winter semester

Orientation and goals

The bachelor's programme in Social Sciences at the University of Oldenburg serves to educate experts for activities in planning, administration, consultancy, research, and teaching. It consists of both theoretical and practical components, in the course of which students should learn to employ social-scientific methodologies to critically and independently deal with developmental processes in society and government. Possible career fields will be dealt with and objects of social-scientific analysis as part of the degree course.

Language skills

In order to study this course at the University of Oldenburg as a student from outside of Germany, you need an adequate knowledge of German.

German Language Proficiency
You can proof your German language proficiency with the following language certificates:
  • DSH: Deutsche Sprachprüfung für den Hochschulzugang (Level 2)
  • TestDaF: Test – Deutsch als Fremdsprache (with level 4 in all four areas)

The proof of language proficiency must be presented for the enrolment. For other proof possiblities see: Language requirements

Careers and areas of work

The career fields open to graduates of social sciences are very diverse. These may include work in public administration, national or international organisations, the education sector (in and outside of schools), political and social consultation, as well as research in institutes and universities. Generally speaking, most of these fields require a master's degree, especially for positions in the upper tier.

Your contact persons

  • Erdélyi, Andrea
  • Examinations Office (FK1 and FK2)
  • Contact form for students
Fragen zum Studiengang/-fach
  • Heidenreich, Martin
  • Student representatives of Social Sciences
Questions about studying
  • Uphoff, Kay
  • Study and Career Counselling Service

Documents: Regulations, forms, information

Weiterführende Informationen Documents Anerkennung
  • Antrag auf Anerkennung von Prüfungsleistungen pdf
  • Professionalisierungsbereich Blanko (Anlage) docx
P-Amt Forms
  • Anzeige einer Prüfungsunfähigkeit pdf
  • Modulbescheinigung Bachelor docx
  • Antrag auf Zulassung von Fachmodulen im Professionalisierungsbereich (Austauschmodule) docx
  • Vorziehen von Mastermodulen pdf
  • Antrag auf Notenverbesserung docx
  • Anmeldung der Abschlussarbeit pdf
Examinations and examiners

Postgraduate / combined course of studies

Master subject
  • Master's Programme Slavic Studies (Master)
  • Master's Programme Cultural Analysis (Master)
  • Master's Programme Sustainability Economics and Management (Master)
  • Master's Programme Social Studies (Master)