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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?
  • It is interesting to see the way theories develop over time and the way issues are being researched today.

    Sebastian Strauß, Bachelor's degree read more ...

  • The statistics class is a challenge, but, with a little hard work, it can be easily mastered.

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Educational Science, Bachelor 2 subject

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


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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