BA in Social Work

Social professionals are employed in a variety of multi-professional settings; and support individuals, families and communities that experience difficulties in their lives.
Head of program: 
Prof. Dr. Gábor KELEMEN
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Bachelor of Arts in Social Work
Duration of training
3,5 years (7 semesters)
Language of instruction
Deadline of application
Next starting date
Tuition fee: EUR 1,700/sem.
Application fee: EUR 140
Registration fee: -

Our study programs provide students with critical-reflective thinking skills necessary to understand the socio-cultural context of their work.  
Bachelor of Social Work graduates are aware of the complexity and dynamics of social systems and human behaviour. They are committed to values and ethics of Social Work and act according to the principles of social justice. Social workers promote the development of democratic social relations and social integration.

Major modules of the programme: Theory and Practice of Social Work, Social Policy, Sociology, Economics, Social Law and Administration, Psychology, Public Health, and Education. Students are required to spend the 7th semester on placement, depending on their personal interests and institutional possibilities.

For a successful application please follow the steps below:


  1. To apply, click on the Apply Now button, and start your application.
  2. Register on our application site, fill the application form, upload the necessary documents and submit your application!
  3. After you have submitted your application, you are going to receive information on the further steps.
  4. If we received your application fee, we are going to start the evaluation of your application.


Admission for 2019/20 academic year
Application Round Application deadlines Skype interviews Evaluation deadlines
Round 1 January 1 - March 8, 2019 March 18 - 22, 2019 March 29, 2019
Round 2 March 9 - April 14, 2019 April 22 - 26, 2019 May 6, 2019
Round 3 April 15 - May 12, 2019 May 21 - 24, 2019 May 31, 2019
Round 4 May 13 - June 15, 2019 June 24 - 28, 2019 July 5, 2019
Round 5 (Final deadline) June 16 - July 15, 2019 June 22-26, 2019 August 2, 2019


The applicant has to submit the following documents by uploading them to the online application portal of the University of Pécs:

  • Certified and translated (if originals are not in English) copy of school transcripts showing satisfactory completion of senior high school.
  • Europass CV in English
  • Motivation letter (introduction plus field of interest, etc.) in 3000 to 3500 characters.
  • Copy of valid passport or national ID
  • Medical certificate, (please fill the document and attach the serologic test results)
    • vaccination card (showing that you are immunized against HEP B)
    • HEP A/B/C test*
    • HIV test*
    • Chest X-ray: Please attach the chest’s X-ray result (not the film!) in English/Hungarian! (not older than 3 months)
  • Transfer receipt of the EUR 140 application fee
  • Official copy of the following language exam certificates:  
  • Entrance Exam (personally or via Skype)


*Please note: tests have to be taken within a year!


1st semester
Foundations of Social Work
Welfare and Social Economy
Introduction to Societal and Social Policy
Reflective Communication Skills Training
2nd semester
Introduction to Empiric Reasearch
Social Context of Human Development
Special Policy Issues of Life-span Development
Contemporary Drug Policy
3rd semester
Professional Skills Training
Strength-based Social Work with Individuals
Societal Processes and Social Problem
Support Systems
The psychology of life-span development
4th semester
Family consultation
Lifestyles in the Contemporary Hungarian Society
The Application of Law in Social Work
Operation of Human Services
Public Health and Epidemiology
5th semester
Social Work with Groups
Frameworks of professional work
Addiction Studies - Drugs and Society
Foundations of Child Protection
Social Justice and Professional Ethics
6th semester
Social Work with Communities
Specific Fields and Methods of Social Work
Social Work with Persons with Substance Use Disorder
Introduction to Counselling
7th semester
Intensive Field Practice

For more information, please contact:


International coordinator

Phone: +36 72 501 500/24126


English website of the Faculty