Enrol in a truly international Teacher Education programme

Would you like to attend an international-orientated, English-based Teacher Education programme in a modern foreign language? Then HU University of Applied Sciences Utrecht is the place to be. Join young people from over 40 different countries and earn your teaching qualification in English, Spanish, German or French.

After completing the four-year programme, you will be allowed to teach your subject at a grade-two level in the Netherlands. You can teach pupils in lower classes of senior general secondary education (havo), university preparatory education (vwo) and pupils in preparatory secondary vocational education (vmbo) or senior secondary vocational education (mbo).

In addition, after you complete the bachelor programme Teacher Education in German or English you can continue with a master’s degree. This will earn you a grade-one level qualification that authorises you to teach pupils in higher classes of senior general secondary education (havo) and university preparatory education (vwo).


Why study a Teacher Education programme at HU?

  • Study with young people in an international environment

    Your fellow students come from a variety of countries. Courses are taught in both English and the foreign language of your choice.

  • You’ll be going abroad

    The degree programmes include exchanges and excursions to countries where they speak your chosen language. You will also have the opportunity to study abroad for an extended period.

  • You will be trained to work in bilingual and international education

    In addition to your bachelor’s diploma, you will be issued a certificate that increases your job prospects in the international job market.


Bachelor’s degree programmes

In the Teacher Education programmes you will be instructed in both English and your chosen language. You learn more about the language and culture of the subject you will be teaching. On top of that, you will do an internship in the education sector in the Netherlands. After completing the programme, you will have a grade-two level teaching qualification in the subject of your choice, as well as an English-language International Diploma Supplement (IDS), which is accepted by institutions outside the Netherlands.

You can also chose to study this programme part-time.

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Teacher Education in English

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Teacher Education in English (part-time)

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Teacher Education in German

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Teacher Education in German (part-time)

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Teacher Education in French

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Teacher Education in French (part-time)

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Teacher Education in Spanish

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Teacher Education in Spanish (part-time)

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Double degree

For ambitious students this course provides the unique opportunity to opt for a five-year alternative that leads to a double bachelor’s degree in two Teacher Education programmes (for example English & German). You will have an additional workload of about eight to ten hours a week.

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Master’s degree programmes

Have you completed your bachelor’s degree programme for a grade-two level teaching qualification in German or English? And are you interested in teaching pupils in higher classes of senior general secondary education (havo) and university preparatory education (vwo)? Don’t hesitate to register for our Teacher Education master’s degree programmes. These programmes will deepen your knowledge further with subjects like lesson design, supporting and counselling pupils and innovative teaching methods. After graduating from the programme, you will not only have a grade-one level teaching qualification, you will also have a broad, international horizon. With this, you are set to become a driving force behind educational innovation at your school.

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Teacher Education in English

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Teacher Education in German

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