What do they teach in fine arts

introduction

Anyone who wants to become an art teacher can study fine arts at the UdK Berlin for teaching at integrated secondary schools and grammar schools or for teaching at primary schools. The application deadline for the Winter semester 2021/2 For the teaching post at ISS / Gym is already completed. For the Teaching for fine arts in elementary schools can take place from May 3rd toApplications can be submitted again on May 18, 2021The formal application documents must be printed out and signed and sent by post. You can find more information on this in the information on applicants for the fine arts teacher training courses and on the application portal.

Bachelor

primary school

Normal period: 6 semesters
Graduation: Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)

Those who want to teach the subject of fine arts in elementary schools choose the teacher training bachelor's degree for elementary school teaching with the in-depth subject fine arts and the subjects mathematics and German. This is followed by a master’s degree.

Integrated secondary schools and high schools

Normal period: 6 semesters
Graduation: Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)

Those who want to teach the fine arts at grammar schools or integrated secondary schools (ISS) choose the teaching-related bachelor's degree in teaching at ISS and grammar schools. In addition to the visual arts subject at the UdK Berlin, a second subject and modules in educational sciences are studied at another Berlin university (HU, TU, FU). This is followed by a master’s degree, which opens up access to the legal traineeship.

Students who want to teach the subject of fine arts at elementary schools study fine arts in their own specialist class as a specialization subject at the UdK Berlin. In addition to artistic practice in the specialist class, students complete seminars in art history and history, aesthetic education (MÄERZ) and art didactics. As part of the practical semester and the Grund_schule der Künste, a specific teaching and research model of the UdK Berlin, students have the opportunity to try out artistic educational practice with children, to reflect on it and to link it to their own artistic position.

master

primary school

Normal period: 4 semesters
Graduation: Master of Education

Teaching related courses in Berlin are offered as a tiered Bachelor / Master course. In order to be able to teach in schools, a teacher training-related master’s degree must be completed. The master’s course includes a practical semester, which is offered in the type of school in which one would like to teach later.

Students who want to teach the subject of fine arts at elementary schools study fine arts in their own specialist class as a specialization subject at the UdK Berlin. In addition to artistic practice in the specialist class, students complete seminars in art history and history, aesthetic education (MÄERZ) and art didactics. As part of the practical semester and the Grund_schule der Künste, a specific teaching and research model of the UdK Berlin, students have the opportunity to try out artistic educational practice with children, to reflect on this and to link it to their own artistic position.

Integrated secondary school

Normal period: 4 semesters
Graduation: Master of Education

Teaching related courses in Berlin are offered as a tiered Bachelor / Master course. In order to be able to teach in schools, a teacher training-related master’s degree must be completed. The master’s course includes a practical semester, which is offered in the type of school in which one would like to teach later.

high school

Normal period: 4 semesters
Graduation: Master of Education

Teacher training-related courses in Berlin are offered as a tiered Bachelor / Master course. In order to be able to teach in schools, a teacher training-related master’s degree must be completed. The master’s course includes a practical semester, which is offered in the type of school in which you want to teach later.

Course of studies

  1. Bachelor, 6 semesters
  2. Master's, 4 semesters 1 practical semester in the 3rd semester
  3. Preparatory service, 18 months
  4. Professional life as a teacher

Internship semester

The internship semester takes place regularly in the winter semester of the 3rd semester in the master’s course. It enables students to apply and expand the skills they have learned during their teacher training course in a protected environment. Detailed information can be found on the website of the internship office of the UdK Berlin.

Course directory

The events of the individual faculties, including the continuing education courses, can be found here digitally in the course catalog. In addition, the lecture times for the current and the coming semester are noted on the following page.

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HOW DO I APPLY?

Please note the deadlines so that we receive your application on time.

 

Bachelor

primary school

Admission requirementssemesterApplication for the winter semester
General university entrance qualification and artistic talent603.05. – 18.05.

Integrated secondary school & high school

Admission requirementssemesterApplication for the winter semester
general university entrance qualification and special artistic talent605.02. – 07.04.

master

primary school

Admission requirementssemesterApplication for the winter semester
Completion of the bachelor's degree in teaching in fine arts at elementary schools or the successful completion of a comparable teaching degree at another university and artistic talent.403.05. – 18.05.

Integrated secondary school & high school

Admission requirementssemesterApplication for the winter semester
Completion of the bachelor's degree in teaching in fine arts at ISS / grammar schools or the successful completion of a comparable teaching degree at another university and special artistic talent.405.02. – 07.04.

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