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Special Educationfull time

  • Bachelor of Arts


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Flensburg


  • July 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    July 2023 (EU), July 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Special Pedagogy, inclusive Pedagogy (Teaching Degree)


Education and Didactics for the Promotion of Emotional and Social Development, Education for Individuals with Mental Development Issues, Special Education within Learning, Education for People with Language and Communication Disturbances


The above-mentioned course component is studied as part of the BA in Education Sciences. In addition to the teaching subject, two of four special education subjects must be studied as a partial degree course in the subject-specific special education partial degree course. The subject Special Education consists of Special Educational Psychology (SP) and the following four special educational specialisations - Pedagogy and Didactics for the Promotion of Emotional and Social Development (ES) - Pedagogy for Impaired Mental Development (GE) - Special Education for Learning (L) - Pedagogy for People with Speech and Communication Disorders (PMSKS) The B.A. Educational Science is a polyvalent degree course, i.e. with a successful graduation, students do not have to exclusively complete an advanced master's degree in teaching. Further information on the course of study can be found at: But if you want to study the B.A. educational sciences with the firm aim of subsequently studying for a Master's degree in teaching, you must choose a subject combination that allows you to be admitted to a Master's degree () Special combination requirements apply to those interested in teaching:

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

For the following subjects, additional evidence of qualifications is required: Performing arts, art, music, and physical education require a passing score on an aptitude test. Danish, English. French and Spanish require sufficient language skills. Details can be found on the admissions page under the "Additional Qualifications" tab. You can find a current list of subjects with open and restricted admissions for the 1st study semester on the admissions page under the "Subjects" tab.

Lecture period
  • 13.03.2023 - 07.07.2023
  • 11.09.2023 - 12.01.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    like German applicants

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

    15.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    International students from non-EU Member States should submit their documents early or better submit their certificates plus translations to the Admissions Office for review before the official start of application. If verification is not possible, the documents must be sent to the central office in Bonn. The examination procedure there can take several months. In order to be admitted to the selection procedure, you must have obtained the results of the test by the closing date for applications at the latest.

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    The application deadline for secondary graduates (i.e. those who already obtained their Diplom or other higher education entrance qualification in the previous year) is 21.06.

Tuition fee

Tuition fees are not charged, however a semester fee is due every semester.

Languages of instruction

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