Technik Studierende
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
Economics and technology
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Special schools

Course Details

The major and minor field of study Technology offers a future-oriented, interdisciplinary education in technology and economics and qualifies students to scientifically deal with technical and economic facts and contexts.

They are enabled to solve technical problems in theory and practice in central fields of activity such as development and design, production and manufacturing, energy management, information and communication. Students learn to recognize and evaluate technology in the context of cultural and social events.

In the course of studies, they acquire knowledge necessary for the theoretical analysis and description of machines, devices and processes for material, energy and information processing systems and procedures, as well as skills that enable the practical implementation of theoretical considerations.

In the major field of study, advanced skills in the fields of economics and law are acquired.

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Job & Career Perspectives

Moreover, many graduates of Technology work in the following industries::

  • in technical education at secondary or community schools (provided that a Master's degree related to teaching profession has been completed),
  • in in-company training,
  • in technical editing and documentation,
  • in sales,
  • in media design,
  • in technical consulting in organizations and companies,
  • in the technical implementation of teaching/learning materials,
  • in operational communication,
  • in public relations.
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Technology 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)

  • Construction technology (e.g. graphic representation of technical facts)
  • Technical and labour science (e.g. work systems and skilled labour)
  • Information processing systems (e.g. basics of programming, media technology)
  • Energy processing systems (e.g. electrical engineering and electronics)

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Law (e.g. constitutional law, civil law)
  • Economic sciences (e.g. economics, management)
  • Production engineering (e.g. manufacturing processes and materials science)
  • Applied control and regulation technology (e.g. technical computer science)
  • Production engineering and technical innovations


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 Technology

Possible combinations

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.

Combination rule:

  • The major in Technology cannot be combined with management, law or economics (Economics, Law and Social Sciences).
  • The minor in Technology cannot be combined with Economics (Economics, Law and Social Sciences).

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Study abroad

Study abroad

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.

Study abroad


Internships during studies

  • Interdisciplinary Internship for Vocational Field
  • optional: Internship for Vocational Field

Further internships for students with the professional goal of becoming teachers:

  • two school type-related school internships in the Bachelor's program

Study teaching profession

Information about study teaching profession

Teacher training takes place in the Bachelor-Master study system. The degree is equivalent to the 1st state examination. Following the Master's program, you will complete the preparatory service, which concludes with the 2nd state examination.
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Relevance for teacher training

If you follow a master's degree in teaching, you will acquire the teaching qualification for secondary schools (with technology as your main subject) for the following technical subjects:

  • Technisches Werken (Klassenstufen 5–6),
  • Mensch-Natur-Technik (Klassenstufen 5–6),
  • Informatik (Klassenstufen 7–10),
  • Wirtschaft-Recht-Technik (Klassenstufen 5–10),
  • Wirtschaft-Umwelt-Europa (Klassenstufen 7–10),
  • Natur und Technik (Klassenstufen 7–10)
  • Technik (Klassenstufen 7–10)

Studying to become a primary school teacher

  • Combination of the major subject Primary Education with the minor subject Technology

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Studying to become a primary school teacher

Studying to become a secondary school teacher

  • Combination of the major subject Technology with a minor subject relevant to the teaching profession

Studying to become a secondary school teacher

Studying to become a teacher for for special needs pedagogy

  • Combination of the major Special Education and Inclusive Pedagogy with the minor Technology

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Studying to become a teacher for for special needs pedagogy

Admissions qualification

Studying with Abitur

  • general qualification for university entrance or the subject-related higher education entrance qualification or a comparable previous education

General information on the admission requirements (study without Abitur):

Language requirements

Language requirements

  • German: Upon application, international applicants must prove German language skills at level B1.

Language Centre

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

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):

Language and Admission Requirements 

No admission limitation (without nc)

At present, no admission limitation (without numerus clausus) is expected.

Master Programmes

Open Day & Discovery Days

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Open Day

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 program: Open Day

Discovery Days

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 program: Discovery Days

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The major and minor in Technology is admission free (without NC).

Application for the two-subject bachelor:

If you are combining Technology with an open admissions program (without NC), you can enroll directly from May 1 to September 15.

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If you are combining Technology with a restricted field of study (with NC), please apply from May 1 to July 15 via the following link.

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+++ Please note: Due to a changeover of the student administration to a new database system, the existing online services in the applicant administration cannot be used from Monday, 3 June at midnight until Monday, 10 June at midnight at the latest. It will also not be possible to process applications in student administration during this time. We ask for your understanding. +++

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