Lehramtsbezogene Masterstudiengänge

Master’s degree programs relating to teaching are academic degree programs lasting 2 to 4 semesters that build on the specialist and interdisciplinary knowledge, skills and methods acquired during the Bachelor’s degree program. These degree programs are designed around the specific requirements of the teaching posts in question and are therefore a continuation of technical, didactical and educational studies.

To meet the appointment requirements for the ‘Vorbereitungsdienst’ for the teaching post in question, applicants will require the first state examination and a Master’s degree.

The university offers Master’s degree programs for teaching posts in the following types of schools:

  • Primary school
  • Realschule Plus
  • Gymnasium
  • Special school (Landau only)
  • Vocational school (Koblenz only)


Degree program content

Gymnasium, Realschule Plus and vocational school:

  • Educational Science
  • Two specialist subjects
  • Internships required

Primary school:

  • Qualification in primary school education
  • Internship required

Special school:

  • Fundamentals of special needs education
  • Two specializations in special needs education
Internship required
    Study location
    • Koblenz campus/Landau campus
    Admission requirements
    • University entrance qualification that conforms to the requirements of Art. 65 Sect. 1 HochschG (German Universities Act)
    • A Bachelor’s degree in teacher training with the specialization corresponding to the teaching post awarded by a university in Rhineland-Palatinate or proof of an equivalent qualification through which a valid right to take the examination has been acquired.
    Admission restrictions
    • None at present
    Start of degree program
    • Winter semester and summer semester
    Application deadlines
    • 15 July or 15 January
    Degree program duration
    • The standard period of study is 2-4 semesters
    • One or two internships
    • Master of Education (M.Ed.)