Study content

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:

  • teacher at the Gymnasium
  • pedagogical work in social and public institutions


Sports: Students can only start their studies in the winter semester. // Physics: If students wish to begin their studies in the summer semester, the faculty must be consulted. // For the subjects French, Italian and Spanish participation in the respective qualification test is strongly recommended.

Course of studies facts
name: Teacher Training Gymnasium
graduation type: state examination
study mode: full time
start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
standard period of study: 9 semester
restriction: unrestricted (partially with qualification procedure)
german language knowledge (at least): C 1
hints: Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture term: http://www.uni-augs…; start of the lecture term:

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