On the basis of a corresponding Bachelor's degree, you will be prepared to teach two subjects (one primary school subject and one secondary school subject) and to support children and young people according to their individual circumstances and specific support needs. In addition, you will become familiar with the possibilities of inclusive school development and acquire skills in counselling and facilitating change processes.
The Master of Education in Special Education is divided into the following areas:
Special education area:
Educational and training science:
Specialist didactic area:
Our graduates work in the following professional fields:
In addition, a first vocational qualification degree prepares them for the teaching qualification for two teaching subjects. The degree entitles the holder to access the preparatory service for special schools.
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The Master's programme in Special Needs Education is designed for a study period of four semesters and can only be taken up in the winter semester. It is divided into 15 modules and an application-oriented master's thesis.
Modules from the field of social pedagogy:
Modules from the field of educational science:
Modules from the subject didactic area:
Examinations regulations for Master program Education for Special Needs Pedagogy
They choose two of the three funding priorities and complete a block internship in each of these.
The prerequisite for admission to the Master's programme is the completion of a relevant Bachelor's degree programme of at least six semesters' duration, comprising 180 credit points, a final grade of 2.5 or better, and proof of
Fields of study from the bachelor's degree programme at the University of Erfurt serve as the basis for an equivalence assessment of applicants from other courses of study. The decision on the equivalence of admission requirements is made by the examination board.
Till the end of studies:
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):
Language and Admission Requirements
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Apply for the winter semester from May 1 to July 15!
Information about application deadlines and modalities, admission, enrolment can be found at:
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