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The job description of a teacher is complex. As a teacher, you support children and young people in their personal development, impart knowledge and face current societal, social and educational challenges. Teachers engage in team development, conflict management and help shape the school organisation. They take responsibility, are mentally resilient, communicative and outgoing towards school-age children, parents, guardians and fellow teachers.




job prospects:

  • primary school teacher
  • pedagogical work in social and public institutions


The following application steps must be observed for the subsequent qualification to teach at primary schools: 1. Application to the Ministry of Education ( The ministerial decision must be submitted to the University of Augsburg at the time of enrolment. 2. application to the University of Augsburg as a second degree applicant for the course of studies to become a teacher at primary schools.

Course of studies facts
name: Teacher Training Primary School
graduation type: state examination
study mode: full time
start of studies: winter semester
standard period of study: 7 semester
restriction: unrestricted (partially with qualification procedure)
german language knowledge (at least): C 1
hints: An application for the 1. subject semester is only possible for the winter semester. The application for higher subject semesters is also possible for the summer semester. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture term: http://www.uni-augs…; start of the lecture term:
end of application summer semester: 15. February

Counselling for prospective students and active students

The counselling team of the Centre for Teacher Education and Interdisciplinary Educational Research (ZLbiB) advises

  • Students of teacher training and teaching-related degree programmes at the University of Augsburg,
  • Students of teacher training and teaching-related degree programmes at other universities who wish to transfer to the University of Augsburg,
  • participants in post-qualification courses within the framework of special measures of the Bavarian State Ministry for Education and Cultural Affairs

on various counselling matters.

Prospective students are supported by the Student Counselling Service (ZSB) with questions about teaching degree programmes.


Study guidance for teacher training   Prospective students in teacher training


Information on planning the teacher training programme