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  • Bachelor of Education


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Paderborn


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU)Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Pedagogy (Teaching Degree)


The following subjects are mandatory for the Teaching Qualification (Gymnasium-level and comprehensive schools): one of the following subjects: Chemistry, German, English, French, History, Mathematics, Physics, Protestant Religious Studies, Catholic Religious Studies or Spanish

Admission modus

Local admission restriction

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

(1) The Bachelor’s programme in Teaching Qualification for Vocational Colleges is open to anyone who has the higher education entrance qualification certificate (general or restricted to a relevant subject) or the certificate for entrance to universities of applied sciences or evidence of previous education that is recognised as equivalent by legislation or the responsible state authority, or anyone who meets the requirements for applicants who are considered to be qualified as a result of vocational training or those under the regulations on applicants with international educational qualifications. (2) Applicants who have not obtained their entry requirements at a German-speaking institution must have sufficient knowledge of the German language. For unrestricted admission to or enrolment on all degree courses, the applicant must prove the language ability required for study. Further details are governed by the current version of the German language proficiency test for access to higher education at the University of Paderborn. (3) The enrolment to study the subjects Art, Music and Sports requires the successful completion of an aptitude test. Further details are laid down in the Special Regulations for the Study of Teaching Subjects or Separate Regulations for the Assessment of Course-Related Aptitude. (4) Further requirements may arise from the special provisions for Educational science Studies and the study of the specialised subjects.

Lecture period
  • 03.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
  • 07.10.2024 - 31.01.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Information at the International Office

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union


    Information from the Registrar’s Office

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


Languages of instruction

Main language


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