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Bachelor of Social Work

Are you socially engaged and would you like to work with and for people? Do you want to help with the challenges in their lives while working towards a sustainable and inclusive society where life is good for everyone? If so, the Bachelor of Social Work is for you! In this study programme you learn how you can support your fellow human beings and promote change for a stronger society.

This programme is only available in Dutch. Find out more here.

Bachelor Sociaal Werk studeren aan Howest

Begin jouw opleiding in februari

Bij Howest begrijpen we dat het vinden van de juiste studierichting een uitdaging kan zijn. Misschien is je gekozen opleiding niet wat je had verwacht of vallen de resultaten na de eerste examens tegen. Blijf niet bij de pakken zitten en maak een nieuwe start in februari!


  • Neem contact op met de opleiding;
  • Vraag eventuele vrijstellingen aan;
  • Zet de tweede week van februari in je agenda, want dan maak je een nieuwe start!

Studenten onthaaldagen

Quality assurance in every programme

Quality assurance is embedded in the daily operation of our entire programme. We continuously and systematically improve the quality of each course. The involvement of students, field professionals and alumni is crucial here.

In 2018, the Social Work bachelor's programme was reviewed by an independent and external panel. The review was conducted by AeQui. The quality of the programme was evaluated positively. For the report click here (in Dutch).

Recent graduates of the Social Work bachelor's programme have stated that they were satisfied with the quality of the training they received. Graduate satisfaction is monitored every year with an exit survey completed upon graduation.

Sociaal werk studeren aan Howest