Master of Education  Teaching Qualification 

Start of studies: winter or summer semester
Standard Period of Study: 4 semesters
Teaching Language: German

This study program is not offered in English. For further information please visit the German version of the study program.

The Master’s program German Language (Teaching Degree) deepens the knowledge acquired for the Bachelor’s degree in the subject areas of German linguistics, German Medieval Studies and Modern German Literature (NDL).

In addition, subject-specific pedagogical contents and a school internship semester prepare prospective teachers for teaching German.

Literary and Language Studies

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Beyond doing well in your studies, to enjoy your profession as a teacher of German you should

  • Be interested in language and its structure
  • Like to read and read a great deal
  • Be prepared to analyze complex literary texts and sources and to evaluate them critically
  • Not be averse to theories and methods and to applying them to literature.

Also, be willing to go outside the limits of your discipline to explore other subjects such as history, philosophy, art history, sociology, Romance studies and English.


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