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Information for refugees and asylum seekers

You were forced to leave your homeland and you now live in Germany? An academic education with very good employment market opportunities is important to you?

Then find out more about our courses and special programmes for refugees and asylum seekers at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz (CUAS Mainz). Alongside the opportunity to enrol on a regular course at our university, we also offer you options to acquire guest student qualifications and knowledge (a university entrance qualification is not always necessary!).

Guest Student Programme at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz

  • Are you interested in social issues and topics?
  • You speak German and/or English at B2 level?
  • You have already submitted your asylum application?

Then perhaps our special programmes are of interest to you!

 

General Guest Course
Refresher Course "Introduction to Social Work"
Bridging Studies "Migration and Integration"
Study Programme
 
All teaching sessions of the study programmes of Mainz CUAS
Teaching sessions of the B.A. course "Social Work"
English-language sessions of the B.A. course "Social Sciences: Migration and Integration"
Duration
Individual
1 year full-time or 2 years  part-time
1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Scope
Individual
20 semester periods per week (full-time)
20 semester periods per week (full-time)
Requirements
Asylum application
Good knowledge of German and/or English (B2)
Asylum application
Good knowledge of German(B2)
University entrance qualification
Compulsory consultation
Asylum application
Good knowledge of English(B2)
University entrance qualification
Compulsory consultation
Costs
Free
Free
Free
Registration
Possible at the start of each semester:
1st October
1st March
Must reapply for each semester!
Possible at the start of each winter semester:
1st September

Possible at the start of each winter semester:
1st September
Evidence
Proof of attendance
Certificate
Certificate
Recognition for a regular study program at Mainz CUAS
Recognition is not possible with a subsequent course.
With enrolment on the B.A. course in "Social Work", two semesters can be recognised.
With enrolment on the B.A. course in "Social Sciences: Migration and Integration", two semesters can be recognised.

Please note that you will not be enrolled as a student at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz with any of the programmes described above.

 

Information and Application

Ms. Theresa Kurnoth by email at welcome[at]kh-mz[dot]de

Office hour during lecture period in room 2.014: Tuesday from 12:00pm to 14:00pm

Available by telephone on +49 6131 28944-730 (only during office hours!)

 

Regular full-time course at the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Mainz

  • Your asylum application has already been submitted?
  • You speak German at B2 level?
  • You are able to provide proof of a university entrance qualification at a foreign university recognised in Germany?

If you are able to answer these questions with a “YES” then you can also apply for a place directly on one of our study programmes. You can find an overview of our faculties below. You will also find further information on the course objectives, contents, employment market prospects and admissions criteria for standard enrolment on the page for the respective study programme.  

Faculty of Social Work and Social Sciences

  • B.A. Social Work
  • B.A. Social Sciences: Migration and Integration
  • M.A. Social Work: Counselling and Case Management

Faculty of Practical Theology

  • B. A. Practical Theology

Faculty of Healthcare and Nursing

  • B.Sc. Healthcare and Nursing (nursing, speech therapy, midwivery, physiotherapy)
  • M.A. Education in Healthcare and Nursing
  • M.A. Management in Healthcare and Nursing
  • M.Sc. Clinical Expertise in Healthcare and Nursing

Our course secretariat will be happy to assist with any questions that you may have regarding the admissions requirements: bewerbung[at]kh-mz(dot)de