Are you looking to change careers? Have you always been excited about teaching young minds? There is a great demand for qualified teachers in secondary education, and you could make a real difference teaching German as a second language in the Dutch secondary education system, or at vocational or language schools. You combine a part-time degree with your career.

Our part-time Teacher Education in German is a four-year programme in an international setting which has been taught in the English language since 2016. The programme is designed for you to combine with your current career, whether that is already within education or in a completely different field. From the first year on, you work at a placement school as a teacher's assistant or tutor, both in the classroom and on the job at the internship school.

Are you an international student?

Please read further on our international website.

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Useful to know

Application Deadline Dutch students: till the start of the programme. 15 June (EU students) & 1 august (non-EU students)
Start moment September
Course dates Thursdays
Study investment Circa 28 hours per week (excluding work placement)
Tuition € 2530 (free from VAT)
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.
Location Padualaan 101 Utrecht
Programme level Bachelor of Education (BEd)
Admission Go to admission requirements page
Croho-name B Teacher Education in German
Croho-code 35193
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During the programme

Learn all the tricks of the trade

Always wanted to pass on the German language to the next generation? With this programme you will learn how to do so. Part-time, easy to combine with your current job.

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After your graduation

And what comes next?

Teach German in secondary school or go to work at a special language school. You can do it with your diploma. Would you rather give tutoring lessons? That’s possible too!

How to apply

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

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.

Why study Teacher in German at HU?

  • German in an international environment

    You will be inspired by your lecturers, your fellow students and work with languages from day one!

  • 'Lebendiges' Utrecht

    Lively Utrecht is a university city with plenty of young people and excellent amenities for student life.

  • Double Degree English-German Teacher

    Graduating with two degrees makes you stand out in the job market, and it makes you more flexible as a teaching professional.

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Interested in the bachelor Teacher education in German?


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