The Master's degree in Special and Inclusive Education leads to an application-oriented, scientific professional qualification for the professional support of people with disabilities and disadvantages in out-of-school contexts. The main focus of the course is on preparing students for work with children, young people and adults who need support in learning, language, behaviour and intellectual development.
The students acquire the following knowledge about:
Our graduates work in the following professional fields:
The Master's program in Special and Inclusive Education has a standard period of study of four semesters and can only be taken up in the winter semester:
two elective modules:
Examination regulations for the Master program Special Needs and Integrational Education
A study semester abroad is highly recommended. The International Office is happy to assist in organizing the stay abroad.
By way of exception, applicants may be admitted either with relevant practical experience of at least 12 months' duration in special education contexts or from degree programmes with a focus on social pedagogy of at least 30 LP, but with little previous knowledge of remedial, special and integration education. These students can be granted access with the condition that they attend introductory lectures of 9 LP from the module "Special Pedagogical Basics" (comparable to B-Fö-Ha 2012, module SOP 110) in the first year of study.
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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Master program Teaching Education for Special Needs Pedagogy
The recommended application period for the Master's programme Special Needs and Integrational Education 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.
Information about application deadlines and modalities, admission, enrolment:
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