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... looks into questions such as ...

• 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?

Degree programmes


Chinese, Master of Education

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 in the 3rd semester.
Duration: internship semester (Teacher Training Act 2009)

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Rüdiger Breuer, PhD
Building, Room: AKAFÖ-Haus OAW, Universitätsstr. 134, Raum 3.11
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28253
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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


Degree programmes' website


Degree: Master of Education
Start: Winter- and summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

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