Bachelor International Social Work
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The program starts 1 September 2022
We live in a world full of challenges. From natural disasters to poverty. From climate change to human rights violations. As an internationally oriented social worker you contribute to a healthy and inclusive society. Study International Social Work at HAN and make a world of difference!
20 November 2021: Online Open Day
Can you see yourself as an international student in the Netherlands? Studying International Social Work at HAN University of Applied Sciences? Find out during the Online Open Day on 20 November. Join a talk show or info session, get a live tour, or drop in to one of our chatrooms. All from the comfort of your own home!
What do you learn?: Program
An International Social Work bachelor degree at HAN teaches you how to connect with groups of people. Inspire them towards a better future. You learn to liaise with local and international contacts. Set up projects. Empower individuals and communities. So they can become more self-sufficient. You start your internships in the 1st year, so you put theory into practice from the very start. With this degree, you’ll be specialized in Community Development and Inclusive Society. Get going!
What can you do with an International Social Work degree?: Careers
With an International Social Work bachelor degree from HAN, you can collaborate with local professionals and target groups. Set up a community health program in Calcutta. Initiate a music school for children and teens in a South African township. Collaborate on a program that enables women in Nepal to start their own business through microcredit. Run a skill set booster program at a refugee camp. You’re only limited by your imagination.
Students as partners: Dutch way of learning
The atmosphere in a Dutch classroom is quite informal and your lecturers are easy to talk to. In fact, at HAN you’re seen as a partner in the learning process. Class sizes are small and your lecturers encourage you to actively participate in class. To ask questions and give your own opinion. They also stimulate you to be creative and to discover things for yourself.
Why study in Holland?
Holland has a large population of international students so you won’t feel alone. In fact, 1 in 10 students is an international student. Why do so many international students come here? Because Holland has excellent, affordable higher education. It also has a thriving economy (18th in the world) so there are plenty of job opportunities. What’s more, the Dutch are open-minded and almost everyone speaks English.
Discover the city of Nijmegen
Nijmegen is the oldest city in the Netherlands. With its beautiful atmosphere and lively vibe, the city has plenty to offer. Whether you’re into shopping or history, museums or pubs, concerts or nightclubs. And with its lovely green surroundings, you can also enjoy nature at its best.
HAN Nijmegen campusKapittelweg 33
6525 EN Nijmegen
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Discover the ins and outs of International Social Work. Find out about the courses, internship, study abroad and the graduation assignment.