Professional and work-based learning studies in the professional subject areas of Agriculture, Nutrition and Domestic Sciencefull time

  • Bachelor of Education


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Gießen


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Vocational Pedagogy
  • Agricultural Economics (Teaching Degree)
  • Nutrition, Home Economics (Teaching Degree)

Vocational Education, Agriculture, Nutrition and Home Economics


The degree courses in Vocational and Work-Based Learning convey extensive knowledge of vocational and work-based learning and their fields of activity in theory and practice. This includes specialist and systematic contents, decision-making skills relating to pedagogy, didactical methods and specific vocational fields, as well as interdisciplinary and communications qualifications. The corresponding Master's degree is recognised for graduates as equivalent to the First State Examination for the Teaching Qualification at Vocational Schools by the Hessian Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs. This is linked to the authorisation for the application for a traineeship ('Referendariat'). Information and events for prospective students are available at:

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Pre-study work placement lasting 47 weeks in a training company corresponding to the selected professional field of domestic science, agriculture or the food industry. Must be completed by enrolment.

Lecture period
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024
  • 15.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    in accordance with the letter of acceptance

Languages of instruction

Main language


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