Education Science - Management and research in the education system combines in-depth knowledge in educational science with new approaches to market-oriented and sustainable pedagogy. They analyse current social problem areas and reflect on their consequences for educational science activities.
Among other things, they acquire knowledge:
It combines educational theories with empirical methods. You will acquire competences in the areas of leadership, methods and communication and will be able to work in public and private institutions of the extracurricular education and science.
Our graduates* work in the following coordinating and leading professional fields:
The study program in Education Science - Management and research in the education system - comprises 120 credit points (LP) and is divided into a three-semester study phase (90 LP) and a semester for writing the Master's thesis (30 LP).
It includes the following 8 compulsory modules:
Examination regulations for the Master's programme in Education Science
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.
Fields of work and research:
At the beginning of the studies:
Until the end of the studies:
Language skills of a similar nature in other languages may also be recognised on request. Students whose native language is not German or English may also choose German or English as a foreign language. In these cases, level C1 must be proven in all sub-areas.
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):
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The recommended application period for the Master's programme Education Science is from 1 January to 15 July for the winter semester. *)**)
*) If your application is received by 15 July, the University of Erfurt will endeavour to inform you of the admission decision promptly after reviewing your application. By accepting the place, you can enrol immediately.
**) If we do not receive your application until after the recommended deadline of 15 September at the latest, we cannot guarantee that your application will be processed promptly; the last time decisions on admission are made is in the week before the start of lectures.
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