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Foreign professional qualification Recognition as a social pedagogue (B.A.) /Social Pedagogue (B.A.)

If you want to work in Germany as a social pedagogue (B.A.) / social pedagogue (B.A.) or as a social worker (B.A.) / social worker (B.A.), you usually need the corresponding state recognition in the form of the authorization to use the professional title "Staatlich anerkannte Sozialpädagogin (B.A.)" or "Staatlich anerkannter Sozialpädagoge B.A.) / "State-approved social worker (B.A)" "State-approved social worker (B.A.)".


Social work is a regulated profession. Even with a relevant undergraduate university degree obtained abroad, you can apply for state recognition in Germany.

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

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