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European Courses
  • European Master in Social Work
    The European Master in Social Work is a 2 years study programme in 6 countries in Europe to graduate you as a Master in Social Work. In this study programme courses are being offered from a European perspective on social inclusion and combating poverty. There are modules offered on various welfare systems and different approaches of Social Work in different parts of Europe. The total study load over two years is 90 ECTS. The master is a course for working professionals and is organized as an on line learning course with four meeting weeks each year in different Universities.
  • MA International Social Work and Community Development at Durham University
    Available as a part-time or full-time programme.
    This programme is aimed particularly at international or UK students, with an interest in international social work, community development and comparative social policy. The programme will give students advanced knowledge about the theory and practice of social work and community development in an international context. It will encourage students to develop a critical understanding of global social issues (such as social exclusion, poverty and environmental degradation) and relate this knowledge to developments in their own country. It will also equip students to engage in research and to apply research findings effectively in practice. The programme includes a two-week placement in a social work agency and the opportunity to carry out research on an aspect of social or community work in the UK.
  • MA International Social Work and Social Development University of Bedfordshire
    This year-long MA programme is designed for professionals and graduates from around the world who wish to increase their knowledge and upgrade their skills for working in global and transnational contexts. It will appeal to social workers, youth workers, community workers and a wide range of social development professionals including project workers, child welfare workers, women’s workers and emergency responders. This programme provides the opportunity to learn about social work and social development policy, practice and theory around the world, with a key focus on countries in the global South. A part-time two-year programme is also offered.
  • MACESS
    Zuyd University of Applied Sciences and the London Metropolitan University, in co-operation with an extended network of 37 universities and colleges all over Europe, offer the Master of Arts Comparative European Social Studies. The course leading to an English MA degree, is intended for graduate social professionals (social workers, social pedagogues, care workers etc.), as well as students with a degree in the social sciences. It offers the opportunity to conduct a comparative study and research in the field of social professional practice and/or social policy within a European context.
  • Master's Programme in Social Work and Human Rights at University of Gothenburg
    The programme is organized on a two-year basis with the possibility to terminate after one year obtaining a one-year master degree. The programme, which is on a full-time schedule, is accessible for both foreign and Swedish students. The programme is divided into separate modules with at least 15 higher education credits in each module. More information in the link.
  • Masters Degree Programme International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants
    The Masters programme "International Social Work with Refugees and Migrants" is an application-oriented, consecutive, in terms of content and sharing internationally oriented English-language study programme.
  • MFAMILY a European Master in Social Work with Families and Children
    MFAMILY is a two year master programme of 120 ECTS, jointly developed by Lisbon University Institute (Lisbon, Portugal), University of Gothenburg (Gothenbur, Sweden); University of Stavanger (Stavanger, Norway) and Makerere University (Kampala, Uganda) – the four partners in the University consortium.
    The course programme involves associate partners from India, Brazil, Italy, Australia, New Zealand and Bulgaria.
    The European Master in Social Work with Families and Children follows the Europe 2020 and Lisbon Treaty goals of providing citizens with an excellent standard of skills and competencies needed by society at large in order to promote smart sustainable growth, social cohesion, inclusion, and employability.
    MFAMILY is the first European programme of its kind to integrate a comparative and intercultural perspective.
    MFAMILY presents innovative and multidisciplinary approaches to social work with families and vulnerable children and, explores the potential benefits and challenges of adopting democratic principles and empowering methods in social work theories and practice in the areas of social policy, family welfare and child protection.
    MFAMILY will enable students to work effectively with families and children in a changing global context, and prepare students for careers in social work and social policy with governmental and non-governmental organizations, international organizations and private practice.
    MFAMILY courses will be taught in English.
  • Modules taught in English at Department of Social Work, Aarhus: Working in Contexts of Disaster or Conflict
    From Spring 2014, the Department of Social Work in Aarhus invites exchange students and practitioners to take a full semester consisting of two consecutive modules taught in English:
    • Children and Families in the Aftermath of Disasters – Social Work Responses
    • Conflicts and Social Work

    Both modules are aimed at students of Social Work as well as related professions, e.g. Nursing, Social Pedagogy, Social Education, Teaching, Law, Human Resource Management, Public Management and Economics.

    The modules are offered to bachelor students and to practitioners with a particular interest in cross-national and cross-disciplinary approaches to disaster responses and to conflict resolution in various contexts.

    Information about the new modules and application forms are now accessible through the webpage (link above).

European Modules
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