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Bachelor programme

Degree profile

Begin of study
winter semester
6 semester
Academic degree
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
full time and part time
Faculty of Education
Tuition fee
semester contribution only
Admission restriction
no restricted admission
Dual-subject Bachelor
major and minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Special schools

The degree programme "Arts" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "Arts 2021".

Bachelor's programme Arts

Course Details

The study of art consists of the following areas:

  • artistic practice,
  • art history/art theory,
  • art education and mediation.

Art in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree course at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.

Orientation Phase (First Year)

  • Artistic occupational field
  • Art history/art theory up to about 1800: style and terminology/interpretation exercises
  • Art history/art theory from ca. 1800: Theories and methods/interpretation exercises
  • Artistic practice: painting, drawing, print sculpture, video, sculpture

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Basics of art education and art mediation
  • History of art: specialisation
  • Artistic practice


The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.

Examinations regulations major and minor Arts 2012 (pdf)

Master Programmes


It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:

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