The master’s program in Teacher Education allows you to plan your journey to professional life as a teacher in a targeted manner. By focusing on Education Sciences, the placement semester, Teaching Methodology as well as advanced modules in your two subjects, the master’s program in Teacher Education will prepare you best for your future work as a teacher. What is so special about this master's program is the fact that it combines Education Sciences with Economic and Business Education as well as theory with practice in service learning seminars. This helps you come up with new ideas and perspectives. Furthermore, you will be able to specialize in specific areas such as multilingualism and inclusive education.
|Subject 1||24 ECTS credits|
|Subject 2||24 ECTS credits|
|Teaching Methodology||15 ECTS credits|
|Education Sciences (including the module Inclusive Education)||26 ECTS credits|
|Placement semester||16 ECTS credits|
|Master's thesis||15 ECTS credits|
|120 ECTS credits|
The examination regulations are the most important document regarding your program. They list your rights and obligations as a student and constitute the legal basis of your studies. Therefore, it is crucial that you have read them and refer to them in case of questions.
The framework conditions for teacher education programs in Baden-Württemberg are regulated by the framework directive for teacher education programs (Rahmenvorgabenverordnung Lehramtsstudiengänge, RahmenVO-KM) of the Ministry of Education.
What courses do I take and when? The placement semester and the master's thesis – how does it all work? Whom can I contact in case I need help? You will find answers to these and many more questions regarding your program in the program handbook.
Program handbook M.Ed. Teacher Education (start of program in the 2023 fall semester)
Program handbook M.Ed. Teacher Education (start of program in the 2020 fall semester)
Program handbook M.Ed. Teacher Education (start of program in the 2020 spring semester)
You think your program might be too theoretical? Definitely not! During your placement semester, you will spend a whole semester at a secondary school or a vocational school. You can also spend part of the placement semester abroad.
Click here for more information on the placement semester.
You will write your master's thesis either in one of your two subjects, in Teaching Methodology or in Education Sciences. Depending on your subject or area, you may need to take your master's thesis into account already when planning the course of your studies and the courses you would like to take. Therefore, you should start early to think about your master’s thesis. The preparation period is three months (12 weeks). Normally, you write your thesis during the fourth semester. For more information on the master's thesis please refer to the program handbook.
Chair of Psychology of Education (Prof. Stefan Münzer)
Chair of Educational Psychology (Prof. Oliver Dickhäuser)
Chair of Economic and Business Education – Professional Teaching and Learning (Prof. Jürgen Seifried)
Assistant Professorship in Quality of Instruction in Heterogeneous Contexts (Prof. Karina Karst)
Chair of Didactics of Multilingualism