Master of Education Latin

Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Master of Education in Latin immerses students in the profound study of Latin language, literature, linguistics, and cultural history. This program goes beyond basic language acquisition, offering in-depth training in vocabulary, syntax, and translation of complex German texts into Latin. Students engage with advanced literary studies, exploring significant authors, genres, and periods. They also develop robust research skills in Latin philology, keeping pace with the latest scholarly developments. This comprehensive approach ensures that graduates are well-prepared to navigate and contribute to both academic and educational landscapes.


Building on the foundational knowledge acquired during a bachelor’s degree, the Master of Education program emphasizes educational sciences and subject didactics. Students delve into language teaching theories, exploring the role of Latin within multilingual classrooms. The curriculum covers methodologies for foreign language teaching, with a focus on cultural and linguistic diversity. The program’s practical semester provides hands-on teaching experience, an invaluable component for aspiring educators.

Students pursuing this degree often combine Latin with another subject, along with a focus on educational sciences. This multidisciplinary approach enhances their teaching versatility, preparing them to address various educational needs. Career opportunities primarily include teaching at grammar and comprehensive schools, with additional possibilities in related fields outlined in the Ancient Latin Literature and its Tradition BA program.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 3, CEFR level C2, as per DSH exam regulations)
  • Proficiency certificates in Latin and Greek
  • Specific modules: 67 ECTS credits each for subject knowledge/subject didactics in chosen school subjects (3 ECTS credits each for subject didactics)
  • 24 ECTS credits in educational sciences (including 3 ECTS credits for inclusion; aptitude and orientation internship as well as vocational internship)
  • Bachelor’s thesis 7 ECTS credits
  • 9 weeks internship, including 25 days at a school
  • Advanced Latin Grammar
  • Latin Literary Studies
  • Latin Linguistics
  • Translation Techniques
  • Research Methods in Latin Philology
  • Educational Sciences
  • Subject Didactics
  • Practical Teaching Semester
  • Final Thesis

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Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Master of Education in Latin program find success in diverse educational and cultural roles. Alumni have become influential Latin teachers, curriculum developers, and educational consultants, contributing to the advancement of classical studies.

The program’s strong emphasis on linguistic proficiency, pedagogical skills, and cultural insights aligns with current educational demands, making graduates highly competitive in the job market. As cultural and historical appreciation continues to grow, the need for skilled educators in Latin remains robust.

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