Study programmes at ASH Berlin

ASH Berlin offers six undergraduate Bachelor’s study programmes. The three consecutive Master’s study programmes build on the university’s Bachelor’s study programmes. The study programmes are taught in German.

Career planning and professional profiles are becoming increasingly individualised and more flexible. The extensive range of further education Master’s study programmes at ASH Berlin provides interested individuals with a way to gain further qualifications independent of their previous Bachelor’s or Diplom degree. The spectrum of subjects reflects the diversity of working fields in the globalised (work) world. Work-integrated and web-based forms of study ensure a high level of flexibility. There are study programmes available in German, English and Spanish.

Since winter semester 2016/17, ASH Berlin has been offering special courses for refugees.

Bachelor´s Programmes (lectures in German)

Degree Bachelor of Arts and State accreditation as an early childhood educator (upon application)
Credit Points (ECTS) 210
Period of study 7 semesters
Mode of study Attendance-based study or work-integrated study
Application 01.12.-15.01. and 01.06. - 15.07. (attendance-based study) / 01.06.-15.07. (work-integrated study)
Start Attendance-based study in Summer semester, work-integrated study in Winter semester
Degree Bachelor of Science
Credit Points (ECTS) 180
Duration of studies 6 semesters
Study form Full-time attendance-based study
Application 01.12. – 15.01. / 01.06. – 15.7. every year
Start Summer and Winter semester

Additive study form for professionally experienced (AddIS)

Degree Bachelor of Science
Credit Points (ECTS) 180
Duration of studies 5 semesters
Form of study part-time attendance-based study
Application 01.12. – 15.01. every year
Start Summer semester
Study location Alice Salomon Hochschule
Particularities Only for state-accredited physiotherapists/occupational therapists with professional experience

Primary, vocationally qualifying study form (PQS)

Degree Bachelor of Science und Staatsexamen Physio- oder Ergotherapie
Credit Points (ECTS) 210
Duration of studies 7 semesters
Form of study full-time attendance-based study with attendance obligations
Application 01.06. – 15.07. every year
Start Winter semester
Study locations ASH Berlin and Wannsee-Schule e.V., internship companies
Particularities The practical study phases are mainly during the non-teaching period.
Degree Bachelor of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 210
Duration of studies 7 semesters
Study form attendance-based study
Application 01.12. – 15.01. (summer semester) / 01.06. – 15.07. (winter semester)
Start Summer and winter semester
Degree Bachelor of Arts and State accreditation as a social worker
Credit Points (ECTS) 210
Duration of studies 8 semesters
Study form part-time distance learning programme with required periods of attendance
Application 01.12. – 15.01. (for summer semester) / 01.06. – 15.07. (for winter semester)
Start summer and winter semester

Consecutive Master´s Programmes (lectures in German)

Degree Master of Science
Credit Points (ECTS) 120
Duration of studies 4 semesters (full-time) or 7 semesters (part-time)
Study form full-time or part-time attendance-based study
Application 01.12. – 15.01.
Start Summer semester
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 3 semesters
Study form attendance-based study
Application 01.12.-15.01. / 01.06.-15.07. every year
Start Summer and Winter semester
Degree Master of Science
Credit Points (ECTS) 120
Duration of studies 4 semesters
Study form attendance-based study
Study locations Charité, TU Berlin, ASH Berlin
Application by 15.07. every year
Start winter semester

Social Work - Critical Diversity and Community Studies (KriDiCo)

Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Type of programme Consecutive
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Regular programme duration 3 semesters full-time (part-time possible upon request)
Programme format Full-time or part-time in-class study
Application 01.12–15.01
Start Summer semester
Places 40
Costs Semester fee: approx. 310 Euros incl. semester ticket
Language of instruction German

Further-Education Master´s Programmes (lectures in German, English and Spanish)

Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 5 semesters
Study form part-time study programme
Application by 30.06. every year
Start Winter semester
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 120
Duration of studies 4 semesters
Study form Attendance-based study
Application 15.10. to 15.05. of the following year
Start Winter semester
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 120
Duration of studies 4 semesters
Study form attendance-based study
Application 15.10. to 15.05. of the following year
Start Winter semester
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 6 semesters
Study form part-time attendance-based study
Application Application deadline: 15.02.
Start Summer semester
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 6 Semesters
Study form part-time study programme
Application Application deadline: December 01st
Start Summer Semester
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 4 semesters
Study form part-time attendance-based study
Application Application deadline: 15.02.
Start Summer semester
Degree Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 5 semesters
Study form part-time study programme
Application next application deadline: 01.12.2019
Start summer semester 2020
Degree Master of Arts
Credit Points (ECTS) 90
Duration of studies 5 semesters
Study form distance learning programme with required periods of attendance
Application 30.06.2020 (later allocation of free places possible)
Start winter semester