The Master of Education Vocational Schools program at the University of Erfurt deepens a successfully completed course of study in one of the professional fields of civil engineering, electrical engineering, metal technology, health, care, personal hygiene or social pedagogy and in one of the general education subjects German, English, ethics, Protestant religious doctrine, French, Catholic religious doctrine, mathematics, social studies or sport.
The teacher training program at the vocational school is divided into three areas:
Educational science area
Special didactic area
Special scientific area
Our alumni work primarily as teachers at state and private vocational schools (e.g. vocational school teachers). The degree qualifies for the second phase of teacher training, the so-called "Vorbereitungsdienst" (internship).
The Master of Education Vocational Schools is designed for a study period of four semesters and can only be taken up in the winter semester. It is divided into three areas and an application-oriented Master's thesis.
Modules from the field of educational science:
Modules from the specialist scientific area:
Modules from the subject didactic area:
Examinations regulations for Master program Education for Vocational schools
a) with specialist scientific study components for one of the following professional specialisations totalling at least 102 credit points/ECTS
b) with specialised scientific study components for one of the following general subjects of at least 60 credit points/ECTS:
If you only provide evidence of admission requirements according to a), you can be admitted on condition that you complete the Master's programme in six part-time semesters so that you can simultaneously acquire the necessary subject-specific fundamentals for a general education subject in the scope of 60 credit points/ECTS in a certificate programme in accordance with a Bachelor's secondary course of study at the University of Erfurt ("side entrants").
Whether the content of your studies (university or university of applied sciences) can be regarded as equivalent to one of the professional fields and, if applicable, to a general education field, will be checked within the scope of your application.
Till BA Degree:
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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Apply for the winter semester from May 1 to July 15!
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