They study various sub-disciplines of mathematics, the focus of which is coordinated with the scientific justification of mathematics content in the school context. The aim of the programme is to acquire subject-specific mathematical content and to create the basis for an examination of didactic considerations in mathematics. In addition, it is about extending the competences in problem solving and modelling.
The minor subject in Mathematics creates the subject-specific foundations for the subject in all teaching-focused courses of study at the University of Erfurt.
Our graduates are active in these professional fields:
The bachelor's degree programme 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)
Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)
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.
At the University of Erfurt, you will study a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor) in the bachelor's programme. You may have to observe combination rules.
The STUDIMAT supports you in combining the major with the minor subject. Try it out now!
A semester abroad in an English speaking country is strongly recommended. The International Office will be happy to assist you in organizing your stay abroad.
Further internships for students with the professional goal of becoming teachers:
Teacher training takes place in the Bachelor-Master study system. The degree is equivalent to the 1st state examination. Following the Master's programme, you will complete the preparatory service, which concludes with the 2nd state examination.
Teaching profession at the University of Erfurt
If you follow a master's degree programme in teaching, you will acquire the teaching qualification for the subject Mathematics at the following schools:
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General information on the admission requirements (study without Abitur):
The Language Centre (Sprachenzentrum) offers around 140 language courses per semester in 16 modern and ancient (foreign) languages. It supports you in acquiring and deepening your language skills.
International applicants whose native language is not German must provide proof of sufficient German language skills (level B1) upon application.
Information on required German language skills and the German language test for university admission (DSH):
At present, no admission limitation (without numerus clausus) is expected.
Master of Education Primary Schools
Master of Education Secondary Schools
Master of Education Special Needs Pedagogy
Numerous information and advisory services offer you the opportunity to see the study and living conditions in Erfurt for yourself at the open day. Get to know the green campus and the beautiful old town centre on guided tours. Information on the programme: Open Day
The discovery days at the University of Erfurt mean experiencing "studying up close". Within a week (on as many days as you like) you can attend selected courses (lectures or seminars) and get a taste of campus life. Information and programme: Discovery Days
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Bachelor programme Primary and Elementary Education
The minor subject in Mathematics is admission-free (without NC).
Application for the two-subject Bachelor's degree:
If you wish to combine Mathematics with an admission-free program (without NC), you can enrol directly from May 1 to September 15.
If you wish to combine Mathematics with an admissions-restricted program (with NC), please apply from May 1 to July 15 via the following link.
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