Educational Science (phased out)

Gruppe von Studierenden
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

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

Bachelor's programme Educational Science

Course Details

In the study of Educational Science you acquire

  • basic knowledge of educational science,
  • research methodology skills,
  • job-related action competences.

Education 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)

  • Theories of education and upbringing
  • Education and upbringing in a historical perspective
  • Educational research methods
  • Structure of the educational system and pedagogical fields of action

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Pedagogical field of action: vocational training
  • Pedagogical field of action: children's and youth media
  • Pedagogical field of action: Special education
  • Pedagogical field of action: Social pedagogy
  • Pedagogical field of action: Further and adult education


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 subject of Education Studies

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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