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... looks into questions such as ...

• Which methods are used to learn the Italian language? • Which are the most efficient ways to learn a foreign language, in particular Italian? • Which literary works are relevant for the Italian-language curriculum today? • How is the Italian dialect diversity incorporated in the Italian-language curriculum today? • How can intercultural communication competencies be successfully fostered in Italian-language classes?

Degree programmes


Italian, Master of Education

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it is part of a modular degree course for teachers. Students have the the option to decide whether they wish to continue their studies to become teachers after completing their B.A. degree.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Didactic Methodology
  • Literary Studies & Philology
  • Teaching

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • excellent Italian skills and an interest in teaching


  • languages, reading

struggle through:

  • a plethora of reading materials and, if required, the Latin proficiency certificate
This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Romance Studies/Romance Philology + an additional degree course combinable as per RUB regulations
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in the teaching profession

And else?

An internship ...

is mandatory. It is done in the 3rd semester.
Duration: Internship semester

Studying abroad ...

is mandatory.
Duration: 6 weeks; 3 months if aiming at becoming a teacher, if the 2nd degree course is not a modern foreign language

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Dr. Judith Kittler
Building, Room: GB 7/137
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-22629
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Romanistik
Building, Room: GB 7/33
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25041
Website Fachschaft


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

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