Do you want to speak and write German at 'near-native' level? After completing our part-time Teacher Education in German Master programme, the German language and culture won't hold any secrets for you! Moreover, you'll have acquired a critical approach to education and its developing future.

Why study at HU?

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This master programme prepares you to teach German language and literature to the higher classes of Dutch higher secondary and tertiary education (HAVO, VWO and HBO in Dutch). Instead of spending a great deal of time in-class, you will be spending most of your time teaching teens and young adults at the school where you work. The combination of one day a week at HU, and the rest of the week actually teaching is ideal.

Useful to know

Start September
Application Deadline Non-EU students living outside the Netherlands who require immigration/visa services from HU: 31 May

Students with an EU/EEA nationality living outside the Netherlands. Students requiring a change of residence purpose. Students with a residence permit for study purposes currently enrolled at another educational institution: 1 August

Students living in the Netherlands who don't require immigration/visa services from HU: 31 August
Course days Wednesdays from 12.30 - 21.30 hours
Study investment Around 30 hours per week, excluding internships
Your tuition fee at HU depends on a number of factors, for example your nationality. Want to know which fee applies to you? Check the tuition fee calculator.
Programme level Master of Education (MEd)
Location Padualaan 97 Utrecht
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Croho-name M Teacher Education in German
Croho-code 45265
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During the programme

Teaching German at a higher level

Do you want to speak and write German at a near-native level? Take a step up from your bachelor's degree with this part-time master's programme. Afterwards, the German language won't hold any secrets for you! You will spend most of your time in front of the class, teaching teenagers and young adults.

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After your graduation

Rooted in the teaching practice

You will have studied didactics, teaching theory and the German language inside out. So you are fully prepared to teach German language and literature to the higher classes of Dutch higher secondary and tertiary education (HAVO, VWO and HBO).

Online open evenings

Do you want some personal advice? Meet us online between 28 May and 7 June.

How to apply

Can’t wait to start? Find out which steps you need to take.

Your personal learning track

Studying at HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht offers a lot of flexibility. Together with your Professional Development Tutor, you determine your own pace, the order of your modules and when you sit exams.

What’s your tuition fee?

Use our tuition fee calculator to find out what you will be paying. If you are already teaching, you may be eligible for a Teachers scholarship (link in Dutch) or Allowances and subsidies for teacher training (link in Dutch) from the Dutch government. Additionally, you can expect to pay between € 350 and € 380 per year for books, materials and excursions.

Request personal advice

Want to know more about this programme?

Do you have specific questions or would you like personal advice? Please contact Maria Reger.

Why study the Master Teacher in German at HU?

  • Cultural and Artistic Education (CKV)

    This master programme has a strong focus on culture and history. After graduation, you are also qualified to teach the subject of Cultural and Artistic Education (CKV in Dutch).

  • Innovative learning

    This programme combines theory and practice. You study in small groups at HU in an up-to-date digital learning environment.

  • Ready for the future

    What you learn at HU, you can put into practice immediately, ensuring you are ready to take your career to great heights.

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Interested in our Master's programme Teacher Education in German programme?