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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


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

Detailed information for international applicants

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

Prof. Dr. Rüdiger Breuer
Building, Room: Universitätsstraße 134, Raum 3.21
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-28253
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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


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