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KSH Munich

Munich campus

Preysingstr. 95

81667 München

Telefon: +49 89 48092–900

Telefax: +49 89 48092–1900

Ground plan

Benediktbeuern campus

Don-Bosco-Str. 1 

83671 Benediktbeuern

Telefon: +49 8857 88-500

Telefax: +49 8857 88-599

Ground plan

Midwifery (B.Sc.)

Study location

Study location




Healthcare and Nursing

Dean of the Faculty

Dean of the Faculty

Prof. Dr. Anita Hausen

Academic degree

Academic degree

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.)

Start of the degree programme

Start of the degree programme

annually in the winter semester

Places on the course

Places on the course


Standard period of study

Standard period of study

7 semesters

Application period

Application period

online 02.05. - 15.06.2022

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Study profile

The occupation of midwife involves taking care of women and families during pregnancy, birth, postpartum recovery and while breast-feeding, as well as providing advice on issues of family planning and early parenthood. The range of tasks of a midwife is very diverse and complex. It is associated with a lot of responsibility for the health of mother and child. In addition to well-founded and continuously-updated knowledge, the work of a midwife requires a high degree of empathy, personal responsibility and organisational talent.


In order to meet the high requirements of the midwife profession, the KSH provides you with the perfect combination of knowledge related to midwifery, scientific and evidence-based work. Together with practical experience in the clinic, pregnancy care and postnatal care, during the primary qualifying degree programme in Midwifery (B.Sc.).

Structure of the curriculum

The degree programme is offered in a block structure. Phases of theoretical and practical teaching at the university alternate with practical experience phases. These take place in areas such as the delivery room, obstetrics ward, maternity ward and neonatal ward, as well as in registered midwife practices.


The degree programme has a modular structure and at the end of your studies you will have earned 210 ECTS credit points (CP). The standard period of study is 7 semesters. The degree programme culminates in the awarding of a Bachelor of Science degree in Midwifery. The workload per semester is 30 ECTS CP.

Prospects & perspectives

Midwifery is a profession with good future prospects. Qualified midwives are currently being urgently sought in all work areas. Upon successful completion of your studies, you will gain permission to apply for the professional title of midwife, and thereby obtain professional accreditation.


As a midwife, you have the opportunity to work in many different fields:

  • as an employed or freelance midwife in clinics or medical practices
  • as a freelancer, perhaps with your own practice
  • in a practice team or at a birthing house

You will always work in interdisciplinary teams or networks. Other conceivable jobs include areas related to midwifery, such as various tasks at the Youth Welfare Office, in counselling centres or in the public health service.

Applications & admission


The degree programme in midwifery offers 25 places on the course. The admission requirements are:


1. Proof of one of the following higher education entrance qualifications:

  • a general or a specialist (subject-specific) university entrance qualification
  • a university of applied sciences entrance qualification or a specialist (subject-specific) university of applied sciences entrance qualification
  •  a general or specialist (subject-specific) university entrance for professionals with vocational qualifications

2. Medical certificate showing mental and physical fitness to practice the profession (not older than three months)


3. Police certificate of good conduct (not older than 3 months)


Please note that applications are only possible online and during the application period.

Application period: annually from the beginning of May until mid-June.



For further information about the degree programme, please refer to the German pages about the Midwifery (B.Sc.) course, or ask the general contact person at the Dean's Office.



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