Degree Programmes and Requirements
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Degree Programmes and Requirements

Degree programmes
The EvH RWL offers six Bachelor's degree programmes (B.A.) and two Master's degree programmes (M.A.) for professions in the social, health and education sectors.
Information about the programmes can be found here: Degree Programmes.
Here you can have a look at current and older course catalogues (in German): Course Catalogue

All degree programmes are taught in German. The EvH RWL does not offer any degree programmes in English.
However, each summer semester some seminars are offered in English.

Admission Requirements
In order to study at EvH RWL, you need

  1. a higher education entrance qualification, i.e. a school or university degree certificate that allows you to study at a German university.
  2. advanced German language skills at C1 level
  3. For most BA programmes: a pre-study internship
    For BA degree courses in nursing: a completed vocational training
    For Master's programmes: a Bachelor's degree in a closely related subject

University entrance qualification:
Here you can check whether you have a university entrance qualification with your diploma: Check university entrance qualification Link:

German language skills
When applying, you must provide proof of German language skills at C1 level (C1 level according to CEFR

The following language tests, for example, are recognized for this purpose: DSH-2, TestDaF (4 points in all four test areas), telc C1 Hochschule, Goethe-Zertifikat C1.

Do you have another language certificate? Please contact us so that we can check whether it can be recognised.

You do not have your C1 test result yet? To apply, you need a B2 or C1 language certificate and a confirmation of enrolment for one of the recognised tests listed above. The successful test result must then be submitted by 28.02. (application for the summer semester) or by 31.08. (application for the winter semester).

We offer preparatory German courses for refugees: German course program GasthörerschaftPLUS

Pre-Study Internship (for degree courses in nursing: vocational training)
Applicants for the BA degree programmes "Social Work", "Religious Education and Diaconia", "Early Education" and "Inclusive Education" must have completed a pre-study internship in a practical area relevant to their studies (duration: 3 months full-time).

Detailed information on the pre-study internship can be found here: Vorpraktikum (in German)

Applicants for the BA degree programmes "Nursing Science" and "Health and Care Management" do not have to do an internship. However, they must have completed vocational training in the health and nursing sector:

  • BA Nursing Science: Examinated 3-year vocational training in nursing
  • BA Health and Care Management: at least 2 years of vocational training in the field of health care and nursing