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.

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Useful to know

Application Deadline Dutch students: till the start of the programme. 15 June 2019 (EU students) & 1 august 2019 (non-EU students)
Start date September 2019
Course dates Thursdays
Study investment Circa 28 hours per week (excluding work placement)
Tuition € 1908 (free from VAT)
Check your tuition fees here.
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
During the programme Teacher Education in German

During the programme

During our Teacher Education in German programme you will learn about teaching methodology, literature and culture of the German-speaking countries, linguistics and second language acquisition.

Teacher Education in German: after graduation

After your graduation

With a waning teaching population, there are many opportunities for you as a German teacher, working at Dutch high schools. Alternatively, you can also teach the subject at schools abroad.

Admittance procedure

Can’t wait to start? Look here for information on the admittance procedure.

Open evening 21 April 2020

You are welcome in Utrecht on Tuesday the 21 April 2020, from 18.00 till 21.00hrs.


Why this programme at HU?

  • 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.

  • 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.

Interested in the bachelor Teacher education in German?