1. Higher education entrance qualification (formal qualification)German Abitur or Fachhochschulreife or an equivalent qualifying certificate from a foreign country
Applicants with none of the aforementioned qualifications but who have attended a course of vocational training and thereafter gained practical experience by working in this vocation for two to three years may sit the ehs' internal entrance examination.
2. Pre-study practical experience of at least six months,
preferably in a field of action that is relevant for the course of studies (e.g. a child day-care or after-school facility, etc.) within the scope of a gap year for social work, German federal volunteer service, practical training during an apprenticeship or while attending a technical secondary school or civil service.
3. Additional experience in social, political or church-based domains,
e.g. honorary post, further practical work, professional work.