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Master of Education for Primary Schools: Master Program

Master of Education - Grundschule
Master of Education - Grundschule
Master of Education - Grundschule

Degree Profile

  • Degree: Master of Education (MEd)
  • Begin of studies: winter semester
  • Duration: 4 semesters
  • Faculty: Faculty of Education
  • Accreditation: accredited by ACQUIN
  • Structure: consecutive and applied
  • Tuition fees: none (only administrative charges)

Course Details

The master program Education for Primary Schools is a continuation of the successful bachelor program in the same field. Students must complete one internship focusing on subject didactics in each of the subject areas prepared for through the core module Childhood Pedagogy; two internships are required for the minor subject. Additional internships are an inherent part of the educational module. The curriculum includes an academically founded but practically and program-oriented master’s thesis. After completing this program, students are eligible to begin the probationary teaching period for primary schools in Thuringia and the rest of Germany. To do so, an application must be submitted to the ministry responsible for schools in the state of one’s choice.


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

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



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