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Educational Science

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What are the characteristics of the phenomena training, education and socialisation?
  • How can they be approached in a multi-perspective and interdisciplinary manner?
  • What does emerge during a historical, psychological and international investigation of these phenomena?
  • I was surprised by how wide-ranging the discipline is, how many research fields it encompasses – and how diverse the individual areas of educational science truly are.

    Cosima Quirl, Master of Arts read more ...

  • The degree course requires a lot of work, and you have to deliver performance in any given semester. This concept introduces a continuity of sorts into the degree course, which is something I appreciate a lot for the most part.

    Jana Lena Jünger , Bachelor of Arts read more ...

  • I enjoy the combination of independent learning, familiarising myself with the research subjects and methods, and the exchange with lecturers and my fellow students.

    Rebecca Krebs, Master of Science read more ...

Degree programmes


Educational Science, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

education and training constitute the fundamental pillars of our social existence, they are part of everybody’s life, and we live in a knowledge economy – and our degree programme examines these phenomena in a multi-perspective and interdisciplinary manner, e.g. in a historical or psychological context.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • General and Historical Educational Science
  • Educational Psychology
  • Sociology of Education and Socialisation Research
  • Places, Forms and Media of Learning
  • Empirical Educational Research

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • scientific curiosity and stamina


  • reflexion on theory and textual analysis

struggle through:

  • statistics

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in public authorities, charities, foundations
  • in national and international educational institutions and organisations
  • in the field of museum and theatre pedagogy
  • in adult and continuing education

And else?

An internship ...

is optional. It is done as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done from the 3rd semester.
Duration: subject to individual choice

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Ute Lange
Building, Room: GA 1/160
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-24982
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Erziehungswissenschaft
Building, Room: GA 2/40
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22113
Website Fachschaft