B.A. Teaching German


At the RWTH Aachen the study is possible for two teaching positions: Teaching German at technical colleges ["Vocational School Teacher"] and Teaching German at grammar schools and comprehensive schools ["Gymnasium and Gesamtschule Teacher"]. The first phase of the teacher training consists of the 6-semester Bachelor's programme and the 4-semester Master's programme. The second phase in NRW is the 18-month internship.


Further Info

General information on the structure, prerequisites and programme of study can be found in the programme descriptions of the RWTH Aachen University:


In the Bachelor's programme, which is related to the teaching profession, two subjects are usually studied in which teaching takes place later. The course of study in German comprises courses in older and newer literature at the Institute for German and General Literary Studies, linguistics and communication science at the Institute for Linguistics and Communication Science and the teaching and research area "Didactics German".

Examination Regulations

Students study according to the latest subject-specific examination regulations B.A. "Gymnasium/Gesamtschule" and "Berufskolleg".
Here you can find the current examination regulations!

Further help is also available from the Teacher Training Centre of RWTH Aachen University. This centre is also responsible for the coordination of teacher training at RWTH Aachen University.