In the major and minor subject of Teaching, Learning and Training Psychology you describe and explain the teaching and learning processes and how they change over time.
In doing so, you will consider individual, social, cultural and economic conditions for teaching and learning. After your studies, you will be able to design teaching processes in such a way that each individual can learn optimally. You will acquire knowledge, methodological skills and job-related action orientation in non-clinical areas.
The course of study is based on the knowledge and methods of the:
In addition, the following concepts, methods and findings are taught:
Particular attention is paid to diagnostic, decision-making, communication and teaching/learning processes.
Our graduates are active in these professional fields:
However, the course does not qualify students for clinical-psychological activities or postgraduate studies. In particular, the course of study does not allow for training in the direction of a license to practice psychotherapy.
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)
Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)
Students of the major complete an empirical-psychological internship and an empirical research project, in the context of which the bachelor thesis is written.
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 Teaching, Learning and Training Psychology
At the University of Erfurt, you will study a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor) in the bachelor's program. 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.
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):
Only a limited number of study places are available for the main field of study teaching, learning and training psychology (internal university admissions restriction, numerus clausus). The number of places is determined anew for each winter semester.
The places are allocated in an admission procedure according to the following criteria:
The minor field of study teaching, learning and training psychology is admission free (without NC).
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The major subject in Teaching, Learning and Training Psychology is admission-restricted (with NC). The minor subject is admission-free (without NC).
Application for the two-subject Bachelor's degree:
When combining the admission-free minor inTeaching, Learning and Training Psychology (without NC) with a admission-free major (without NC), you can enrol directly from May 1 to September 15.
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If you wish to combine the admission-restricted major subject of Teaching, Learning and Training Psychology (with NC) with an admission-free minor subject (without NC) or another admission-restricted minor field of study (with NC), please apply from May 1 to July 15 via the following link
This also applies to the combination of the Teaching, Learning and Training Psychology minor subject (without NC) with a major (with NC).
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