Admissions Office


Location: A12 2-215
E-Mail: pruefungsamt.dez3(at)

Specific Advisory Service (English Department)

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Gehring

Board of Examiners

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Weiß

Location: A06 1-120
E-Mail: wolfgang.weiss(at)

M.Ed. Grundschule

M.Ed. Grundschule

Aims and Qualifications

The Department of English and American Studies offers a one-year programme of study, M.Ed. Grundschule, after which students will graduate with the degree Master of Education (M.Ed.). This programme marks the second step of the triadic study path outlined above, following consecutively upon the B.A. Anglistik. Upon completion of the M.Ed. Grundschule, students qualify for the Referendariat and, subsequently, for a teaching position in state schools (Grundschule).


Students aiming at this degree will have to obtain a total of 120 KP during their Master programme:

Anglistik 9 KP
Other Subject 9 KP
Fachdidaktische Basisqualifikationen (Basismodul) (Wise) 6 KP
Fachdidaktische Basisqualifikationen (Vertiefungsmodul) (SoSe) 6 KP
Bildungswissenschaften 30 KP
Praxisphase 30 KP
Projektband 10 KP
Master Thesis Module (MAM) [in English or in your other subject] 20 KP
Total 120 KP

In order to obtain your 9 KP in Anglistik you will have to complete the following module:

ang702: English Language Teaching                                                              9 KP
Total 9 KP

Students who wish to write their M.Ed. thesis in a field of English other than didactics have to demonstrate relevant experience and competence to their potential supervisors.


Master Module:

ang702: English Language Teaching 9 KP
ang801: Fachdidaktische Basisqualifikationen für das Fach Englisch (WiSe) 6 KP
ang805: Vertiefte Fachdidaktische Basisqualifikationen für das Fach Englisch (SoSe) 6 KP

Note: ang801 can be studied in the winter, and ang805 in the summer terms.

Master Thesis Module (MAM):

M.Ed. Thesis                            18 KP
Colloquium/ Directed Studies 2 KP


  • B.A. in Anglistik

Knowledge of Foreign Languages

  • M.Ed.Grundschule students will have to certify knowledge of one foreign languages (apart from English) before registering for their Master thesis.

Stay Abroad

  • M.Ed. Grundschule students must complete and submit proof of a relevant three-month (twelve-week) stay abroad undertaken during their university studies by the time they register to submit their master’s thesis.
(Changed: 20 Jun 2024)  | 
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