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  • Teaching Qualification for Special Education

    State Examination

  • 9 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Gießen


  • 24 days left (Germans and inhabitants)

    24 days left (EU), 24 days left (Non-EU)
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Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Special Pedagogy, inclusive Pedagogy (Teaching Degree)
  • History (Teaching Degree)

The Teaching Qualification for Special Schools (L5) entitles graduates to teach at special schools, however the teaching qualification also relates to teaching at primary schools and the subject studied for teaching at intermediate and German lower secondary schools. Modular course (degree: State Examination for Special Schools Teaching Qualification). Information and events for prospective students are available at: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/askjustus

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Requirement for admission to the Teaching Qualification degree courses with the degree 'First State Examination' is the general higher education entrance qualification (school leaving qualification) or an equivalent accredited qualification (NOT entrance qualification for studies at universities of applied sciences).

Lecture period
  • 15.04.2024 - 19.07.2024
  • 14.10.2024 - 14.02.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.06.2024 - 15.07.2024

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung

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

    01.06.2024 - 15.07.2024

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.06.2024 - 15.07.2024

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung/fristen

Languages of instruction

Main language


DAAD - Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst - German Academic Exchange Service