Secondary School Teaching Degree Master of Education (M.Ed.) Major subject German Literatur

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

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a fulfilling journey in education with our Master of Education (M.Ed.) program, specializing in German Literature. Over a standard period of 2 years, you will delve into the rich world of German literary studies while acquiring the necessary skills to become an effective secondary school teacher. The program comprises two sub-courses in scientific main subjects and educational science coursework, totaling 120 credit points. With flexible study options and diverse subject combinations, you can tailor your education to align with your passion for literature and teaching.


Our German Literature sub-degree offers a comprehensive curriculum that prepares you for a rewarding career in education. You can combine your studies with subjects such as biology, chemistry, geography, computer science, mathematics, philosophy/ethics, physics, and sport, providing you with a well-rounded academic experience. Upon successful completion of the program, you will be equipped to inspire students and foster a love for literature in the classroom.

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in teaching-related field with at least 180 credits
  • Modern German literary studies: 24 LP
  • Mediävistik: 14 LP
  • Language and Media: 22 LP
  • Subject didactics German: 8 credits
  • Proof of participation in the Karlsruhe Individual Aptitude Check for Teachers (KAiAC-T) or equivalent
  • Proficiency in the German language (Level B1 for foreign nationals)
  • First subject: specialist sciences (20 LP)
  • First subject: subject didactics (7 LP)
  • Second subject: specialist sciences (20 LP)
  • Second subject: subject didactics (7 LP)
  • Educational sciences (33 LP)
  • School internship semester (16 LP)
  • Master’s thesis (17 LP)

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are well-prepared to pursue diverse career opportunities in education, publishing, and related fields. With their expertise in German literature and teaching skills, they make valuable contributions to educational institutions and cultural organizations. Whether shaping young minds in the classroom or influencing literary discourse, our alumni leave a lasting impact on society.

Visa Requirements:

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