Lifelong learning – Course offerings

Additional offers: from children's university to senior studies

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Children's University

Children's University Erfurt

Duration: Summer and winter semester [free of charge]

Whether 7 or 14 years old - the events are made for different age groups, participation is free of charge.

Children's University Erfurt

Lecture series

lecture series

Duration: 1 semester [free of charge]

The lecture series is a cooperation event between the University of Erfurt and the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, which takes place on Tuesdays in both the summer and winter semesters on a specific topic.

Current lecture series

Further Education Certificate Distance Learning Mathematics


Duration: 4 semesters

The extra-occupational distance learning certificate programme in Mathematics enables students to acquire the professional requirements for applying for a teaching qualification for the subject "Mathematics" at a secondary school or at a vocational school.

Certificate Distance Learning Programme in Mathematics

Erfurt College

Erfurt College

Duration: 1 semester [fee required]

The Erfurt Collegium is an event organised by the University Society in cooperation with the University of Erfurt, in which academic issues from various disciplines are addressed.

Programme of the Erfurt College

Long Night of Sciences

Long Night of Sciences

Duration: 1 night [free of charge]

Together with Erfurt's universities, the HELIOS Klinikum and numerous other companies and institutions, the city of Erfurt invites all Erfurt residents and guests to experience science in the truest sense of the word.

Long Night of Sciences

Children's University "Around the Book

Children's Reading University

Duration: one week in March [free of charge]

The Children's University "Around the Book" is embedded in the Erfurt Children's Book Days and aims to make children curious about literature.

Children's University "Around the Book"

Guest auditor programme

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Guest student

Duration: 1 semester [administrative fees]
Offer for: Adults

Academic education for all: You have the opportunity to attend lectures at the University of Erfurt as a guest student. You can organise your courses individually according to your interests.

Guest auditor programme

Further education with certificate qualification


Duration: 6 semesters

The University of Erfurt offers further education studies with a certificate degree to the extent of a Bachelor's minor (60 credit points/ECTS) as a 6-semester part-time programme.

Further education studies with certificate degree

Catholic Theology

Catholic Theology

Duration: 1 semester [subject to administrative fees]

The course offerings are aimed at all those who are interested in fundamental philosophical, theological and religious studies issues and who wish to exchange ideas.

Catholic theology - study in old age


We also offer numerous other public lectures, seminar series or events. Take a look at our calendar of events.

Calendar of events at the University of Erfurt