Bachelor-Distance Learning

180 ECTS German
*Translated: Social Management. Only available in German

As a Social Manager, you combine business management with social values and goals. Start your online study programme in Social Management now!

Distance Learning

Start your online study programme in Social Management now

Social institutions need good management. In order for people to be supported in the best possible way, effectiveness, strategic thinking and a keen understanding of economics are also necessary. In your online study programme in Social Management, you will learn to align your socio-economic activities with operational indicators and to make both socially responsible and legally sound management decisions.
You can also choose between a number of different elective modules:

  • Management in Social Institutions
  • Management in Associations and at Funding Agency Level
  • Social entrepreneurship

The elective modules will prepare you in the best way possible for responsible roles in welfare organisations, social services or similar associations. As a Social Manager, you will think and act in business terms while adhering to the idealistic values and goals of the sector.

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Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 180 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Study fees
    Starting at 229€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
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This program is part of our study program in German language. You can find more information on our German website.

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Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of. 

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