Degree: Master of Education (M.Ed.)
ECTS credits: 120
Language of instruction: German and, depending on the subjects chosen, English, French, Italian, or Spanish
Language requirements: German (click here for information on the proof of language proficiency)
Further language requirements depend on the subject chosen (and may be acquired later on). Language skills that have been acquired in school or a language test may serve as proof. For further information see the information sheet on language proficiency.
Program start: Fall semester (September) Academic calendar
School: depends on the subjects chosen (School of Humanities, School of Social Sciences, School of Business Informatics and Mathematics)
Semester fee: EUR 204.30 (more information)
Tuition fees for international students from non-EU countries: EUR 1,500
Tuition fees for a second degree: EUR 650
With the master’s program in Teacher Education: Extension Subject students and graduates of the programs in Teacher Education have the option to study an additional third subject. Graduates can teach the extension subject as third subject at secondary schools (allgemeinbildende Gymnasien) or vocational schools at all levels. At the University of Mannheim, you can study the master’s program in Teacher Education: Extension Subject at the same time as the bachelor’s program in Teacher Education (starting in the third semester) or at the same time as the master’s program in Teacher Education at the University of Mannheim.
Students acquire and deepen their knowledge of the fundamentals of the subject and learn the subject-specific didactics. Graduates have extensive knowledge of the relevant subject and have acquired the competencies required to teach the subject at all levels.
Graduates of the master's program in Teacher Education: Extension Subject have studied a third subject as additional qualification. They are able to teach the subject at all levels, which increases their professional opportunities.
Students enrolled in the Teacher Education programs are appreciative of the great support they receive throughout their studies, of being able to work in small groups and benefiting from the broad and diverse curriculum of the individual subjects. The program managers, the Student Services team, the subject-specific advisors and our teachers are happy to answer any questions you may have.
The School of Humanities as well as the School of Social Sciences, and the Departments of Business Informatics and Mathematics have an excellent reputation in Germany (see the ranking results). With 450 partner universities and students from more than 100 countries, Mannheim is one of the most international universities in Germany and offers an inspiring environment for excellent research and teaching.
Graduates of the master's program in Teacher Education: Extension subject have a third subject as additional qualification and are able to teach the subject at all levels of secondary school, which increases their professional options. Graduates can teach the extension subject at secondary schools and vocational schools.
For two of the tree subject studied, you will complete the preparatory service (Vorbereitungsdienst) after university. In order to teach the third subject, you will need an exercise teaching assignment (Übungslehrauftrag), an additional qualification and an examination.
In the teacher education programs, there are diverse and exciting opportunities for studying abroad. The University of Mannheim has a great network and is partners with 450 universities around the world. The International Office is happy to support you in organizing a stay abroad. In the master's program in Teacher Education: Extension subject, studying abroad is optional. However, students are encouraged to spend a semester abroad. If you are completing the bachelor's program or the master's program in Teacher Education at the same time, you can decide the program and subject for which you want to plan a semester abroad.
Strengthen your potential, deepen your knowledge, find solutions for challenges we will face tomorrow – there are many good reasons to think outside the box, get to know and try out new things even during your studies.
At the University of Mannheim, you can do this in the “Studium Oecologicum” which focuses on sustainability. In our certificate program, you will acquire interdisciplinary expert knowledge which can help you to act ethically and to make holistic decisions.
Making language learning easier: No matter if you want to learn Japanese, Hebrew, Spanish or Norwegian, take the Graduate Record Examination Test (GRE), The European Language Certificates (telc) or the TOEFL test – each semester, the University of Mannheim offers language courses and language certificates in more than 16 languages for students and non-university members, online and on campus!
Are you interested in IT or communication trainings or theater, music, or drawing courses? Studium Generale has a vast range of courses available to all.
Successful graduates of the master’s program can earn a doctoral degree from the University of Mannheim. The offer varies according to school and subject.
In our selection process, we take numerous criteria into account. For more details, please check the selection statutes (see below). Be bold! Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need advice. We are looking forward to receiving your application!
German, English, French, History, Informatics, Italian, Mathematics, Philosophy/
If you have not yet completed your bachelor’s degree, you may still apply for a master’s program as long as will provide a proof that you have obtained at least 24 ECTS credits.
Under “Admission requirements and selection” we have compiled the most important selection criteria of the program for you. For more detailed explanations of the selection process and the legally binding requirements of the degree program, please refer to the selection statutes.
The application deadline for fall semesters starts on 10 April and ends on 31 May.
It is not possible to apply for the spring semester.