Admission Criteria - Analysis and Design of Social Protection Systems

To be admitted to the degree programme, students are required to provide evidence of:
  • having acquired at least a bachelor’s degree from a relevant academic field such as economics, political sciences, sociology, international relations, business administration, health sciences, public policy, law administration, health, education, social science, psychology and international relations/development as well as other subjects, insofar as the contents relating to the subject area of social protection encompass a minimum of 15 credits in accordance with the European Credit Transfer System (ECTS).
  • at least 5 months practical experience (unpaid internships and/or voluntary work is accepted) in a field related to social protection.
  • English proficiency, with a minimum level of C1 according to the common European framework of reference for languages, certified by one of the following tests: https://www.h-brs.de/files/english_test_equivalents_fb06.pdf unless they are a native speaker or conducted their previous studies in English

Applicants will also have to successfully pass a two-hour online entry examination testing their competencies in the area of social policy.