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Midwifery, Bachelor Degree

FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences), Austria

FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences)

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About Midwifery, Bachelor Degree - at FH Salzburg (Salzburg University of Applied Sciences)

Welcome new life into the world: as a midwife, you take on a rewarding yet demanding task. Our Bachelor's degree programme at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences is here to train you in every area of birth preparation, birth support, follow-up care, and infant care. Learn how to care for expectant mothers and young families with high social competence, to support births professionally and to provide valuable help up until the end of the lactation period.

Bringing a healthy baby into the world is only part of the valuable work that midwives do in the health system. They take expectant mothers through their most important life journey – from woman to mother, covering the entire process from pregnancy to childbirth to the end of the lactation period.

Our Midwifery degree programme at Salzburg University of Applied Sciences provides you with comprehensive expertise in the field of birth preparation, childbirth, and the postpartum period, focussing on both the newborn child and their parents. Through our salutophysiological-focussed midwife training, you will help families transform in this important stage of their lives.

With specialist knowledge and high social competence, you can support expectant mothers, work with doctors, and guide families postpartum.

Among other things, training as a midwife promotes the following skills:

  • Consulting skills
  • Presence and self-confidence
  • Responsibility and ability to reflect
  • Empathy
  • Flexibility and reaction safety
  • Communication and teamwork skills
  • Self-organisation and resilience
  • Professionalism and evidence-basing

Entry requirements

ll applicants must be qualified to study at an Austrian university. 

Please also note that there may be additional requirements. For more information please see "Zugangsvoraussetzungen" and "Aufnahmeverfahren" on the german website of the degree programme.

German language skills

Please note that the degree programme is conducted in German language! A proof of language proficiency is part of the admission requirements. A very good command of the German language is necessary. Minimum: B2 level, Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, CEFR.

The Salzburg University of Applied Sciences does not offer any German language courses prior to admission to a study programme. Prospective students have to take care about that on their own responsibility.

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