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Special Needs and Integrational Education: Master Program

Master-Programm Sonder- und Integrationspädagogik an der Universität Erfurt
Master-Programm Sonder- und Integrationspädagogik an der Universität Erfurt
Förderpädagogik an der Uni Erfurt

Degree Profile

  • Degree: Master of Arts (M. A.)
  • Begin of studies: winter semester
  • Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS credits)
  • Faculty: Faculty of Education
  • Accreditation: accredited by ACQUIN
  • Structure: consecutive and applied
  • Tuition fees: none (only administrative charges)

Course Details

The master program Special Needs and Integrational Education serves as a practically oriented yet academic qualification for professional assistance of people with handicaps and disabilities in non-school contexts. The curriculum focuses on preparing students for occupations dealing with children, young adults, and adults with special needs concerning their learning abilities, behavior, and mental development. Students will learn about the individual, social, and societal circumstances surrounding handicaps and disabilities. Other skills and abilities taught in the program include the design and support of teaching and learning processes and the provision of assistance, guidance, and support under circumstances specific to handicaps and disabilities throughout a person’s lifetime.


Information on application deadlines, procedures, admission and enrolment can be found at:

Application Deadline: Applications are accepted from 1 April to 15 July.



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