Social Work with Asylum Seekers and Convention Refugees

Continuing Education Course
  • Duration:
    10 attendance days spread over 3 semesters
  • Number of participants:
    17-26 persons
  • Course fees:
    EUR 1,200
  • Discount:
    15% for practical instructors
  • Language of instruction:
  • Application deadline:
    19 September 2016
  • Course begins:
    10 October 2016
  • Course supervisor:
    FH-Prof. DSA Mag. (FH) Ulrike Rautner-Reiter
  • Application:

Due to current developments, the Department of Social Sciences of the University of Applied Sciences St. Poelten will offer the short course "Social Work with Asylum Seekers and Convention Refugees" (6 ECTS).

The short course includes four subject areas:

  • asylum law, alien law, claims of asylum seekers and convention refugees
  • English in consultation
  • methodological work with asylum seekers and convention refugees
  • trauma and work with traumatized people

and will be offered in four blocks (1.5 per - 3 days).

The cost of the short course is EUR 1,200 - (discounts are possible for practical instructors who are currently supervising internships) and are are to be paid in two instalments.


Research at the Department of Social Sciences

The Ilse Arlt Institute at the St. Pölten UAS bundles and organises research and development activities of relevant subjects around the study programmes Social Sciences.

course supervisor Ulrike Rautner-Reiter, FH-Prof. DSA Mag. (FH)

"This course provides knowledge for working with asylum seekers. Specialist knowledge which will be imparted to social work practitioners in this tailored-made programme is especially required not only in legal but also in methodological issues"