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B.A. Applied Nursing Science

Course Description

The program prepares graduates methodologically, personally, and socially to excel in fostering the health and well-being of individuals, families etc. The aim of the study program is to train nurses in theory-driven decision-making and to enable them to carry out independent and scientifically informed research for the promotion of health, the prevention of diseases, nursing, and rehabilitation of patients.

Further information

The study program features the following study areas:

  • Evidence-based nursing: Independent research and application of current research
  • Diagnosis and treatment
  • Assessment and evaluation of patients’ (pre- and post- treatment) needs 
  • Specialization in geriatric care including the social and political concerns regarding the care of the elderly
  • Management skills including: the coordination of patient-centered care

Following graduation, you will be able to work in hospitals, the ambulance nursing services, institutions for the care of the elderly, counselling or any other health care institution in Germany or abroad. Furthermore, graduates of the B.A. program may choose to advance their academic qualifications with a master’s program, for example specializing in advanced nursing practice.

Information for applicants with a foreign citizenship applying for a degree at KH Freiburg you will find on application.

Information on how to find your way to the KH Freiburg as an exchange student you will find on exchange students.

You will find the general semester dates on Semestertermine (in German).

Academic requirements

Specific requirements for this study program include – in addition to the higher education entrance qualification (Abitur / Fachhochschulreife) – a training contract with a cooperating institution of the Catholic University of Applied Sciences Freiburg in the area of (Pediatric) Nursing or Geriatric Nursing. Therefore, applicants should apply to our partner institutions first. Only after you have been offered a place at one of our partner institutions can you apply for a place in the bachelor program of Nursing. All queries relating to vocational training should be addressed to our partner institutions.

Any questions? Don't hesitate to contact us!

Prof. Dr. phil. Nadine Konopik

Director of Study Program B.A. in Applied Nursing Science, Professor

Course Office Laura Zucconi