Admissions Office

Monika Kochanowski

Location: A12 2-204
E-Mail: monika.kochanowski

Board of Examiners

Prof. Dr. Clemens Hillenbrand

Location: A01 1-101
E-Mail: c.hillenbrand(at)


M.Ed. Sonderpädagogik


Aims and Qualifications

The Department of English and American Studies offers a two-year programme of study, M.Ed. Sonderpädagogik, 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. Sonderpädagogik, students qualify for the Referendariat and, subsequently, for a teaching position in special-needs schools (Förderschulen).


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

Anglistik30 KP
Sonderpädagogik39 KP
Bildungswissenschaften12 KP
Praxismodule12 KP
Master Thesis Module  [not in Anglistik]27 KP
Total120 KP

In order to obtain your 30 KP in Anglistik you will have to complete the following modules:

Advanced Modules (30 KP):
ang311: Advanced Language Skills (mandatory)6 KP
ang612-ang615: Literary and Cultural Studies
(choose one: ang612, ang613, ang614, or ang615)
6 KP
ang616-ang618: Linguistics
(choose one: ang616, ang617, or ang618)
6 KP
ang619-ang620: Didactics
(choose one: ang619, or ang620)
6 KP
ang621-ang622, or ang612-ang620: Akzentuierung
(choose one: ang621, ang622, or any ang612-ang620 not previously studied)
6 KP


Advanced Modules:

ang311: Advanced Language Skills6 KP
ang612: Periods and Key Figures in Literary and Cultural History6 KP
ang613: Regional Literatures and Cultures6 KP
ang614: Genres: Cultural, Historical, and Theoretical Perspectives6 KP
ang615: Motifs – Themes – Issues (and their Media)6 KP
ang616: Language Acquisition and Psycholinguistics6 KP
ang617: Language Variation and Change6 KP
ang618: The Language System: Functionalist and Systemic Approaches6 KP
ang619: Contexts of Language Teaching and Learning6 KP
ang620: Teaching Literature and Culture6 KP
ang621: Kombinationsmodul6 KP
ang622: Freies Modul6 KP


  • B.A. in Anglistik

Knowledge of Foreign Languages

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

Stay Abroad

  • MEd SoPäd 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: 19 Jan 2024)  | 
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