Chinese, Master of Education

• How do I become a good Chinese teacher? • How do I keep my Chinese classes interesting and my students motivated? • What is the current situation of Chinese as a school subject in NRW? • What can I do to help establish Chinese firmly as a school subject? • What can I learn from the didactics of linguistic subjects such as English and French?


Master of Education
Winter- and summer semester
4 semesters
Classroom language
Not restricted, application at the faculty required
Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Information on enrollment/application for German applicants

Application information for international applicants

Application information for international applicants

What's it all about?
This degree programme is unique, because ...
it is the only M.Ed. degree course in NRW that does not require a B.Ed. degree; rather, it can be studied following a B.A. degree in Sinology and provides the necessary qualification to become a school teacher for the subject Chinese.
It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields ...
  • Didactic methodology of the Chinese language
Who is suited?
Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,
  • excellent understanding of modern and pre-modern Chinese
  • good grasp of the German language
  • motivation, the ability to work autonomously, stamina, assertiveness, social skills


  • the language
  • teaching and interacting with young people

struggle through:

  • the theory-practice relation within the framework of the teacher training course
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Sinology, B.A.
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • Chinese teachers in schools
And else?
An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done prior to the degree course/during the degree course.
Duration: internship semester (Teacher Training Act 2009)

Studying abroad ... is mandatory.
Where do I find help?
Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Breuer
Building, Room: Universitätsstraße 134, Raum 3.21
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28253
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Ostasienwissenschaften
Building, Room: Universitätsstraße 134, Raum 2.30
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25033
Website Fachschaft


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