Midwifery Science (B.Sc.)

Program overview

Degree program Midwifery Science, compact


Osnabrück and other locations as part of the practical part of the course at one of the cooperating responsible practice facilities as well as at outpatient midwife-managed facilities and freelance midwives


Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), permission to use the professional title "midwife"

Type of study

First degree

Standard period of study

7 semesters

Study places

35 per semester

Language of instruction


Start of studies

Winter semester

Application deadline

Winter semester: July 15 (different deadlines for applicants with foreign university entry qualifications, for details please refer to application deadlines with uni-assist); applications for practical positions at cooperating responsible practical institutions start around December of the previous year to around May of the application year.

Admission requirements

University entrance qualification, contract for academic midwifery training at a cooperating responsible practice facility, proof of health aptitude, proof of reliability / worthiness, pre-study internship in an obstetric field of four weeks duration (in contrast to this, in the application process for the winter semester 2021/22, Corona-related, a reduction of the pre-study internship to a duration of two weeks is possible)

Placement test


Currently in the accreditation process (ZEvA)

Areas of concentration

Basics and in-depth knowledge of physiological processes and specific care needs in the life phase of pregnancy, childbirth, postpartum and early parental leave; Women's and children's health, health literacy, transition processes and diseases in the reproductive phase of life; Midwifery-led, family-oriented and interdisciplinary design of care and supply processes; Scientific fundamentals, fundamentals of midwifery research; Evidence-based care, communication and counseling; reference science basics; professional identity formation and ethical reflections in the areas of tension in health care


Practice-integrating, dual full-time degree course

Study abroad

Not mandatory, but individual planning possible

Practice assignments

As part of five practical modules that comprise the practical part of the course


Approx. 360 Euro semester fee per semester


Monthly remuneration during the studies through a contract for academic midwifery training with one of the cooperating responsible practice institutions

Contact person

Dr. Verena Groß
Phone: +49 (0)541 969-2120
E-mail: midwifery@hs-osnabrueck.de