Teacher Training: Mediation between Religions (cert)

Study content:

The supplementary course opens up:

- Fundamentals of interreligious education from a peace education perspective. The focus here is on the prevention of religiously based experiences of discrimination.

- Basic knowledge relevant to schools about the monotheistic religions of Judaism, Christianity and Islam in the context of other world religions and world views as well as philosophical traditions.

- Possibilities for deepening in the areas of childhood or youth research, the interreligious approach to the constitutive scriptures, the theology of interreligious dialogue, ethical or legal aspects of interreligious encounters and projects.



Career prospects:

  • schools
  • educational institutions
  • educational counselling

Special features

As a supplementary course, the certificate is aimed at students of education and the humanities, especially students of the teaching profession, trainee teachers and teachers of all subject combinations and school types. The courses of the supplementary study programme ZIM are characterised by interdisciplinary diversity. In the advanced module, lecturers from Jewish and Islamic theology/religious education offer authentic insights into the perspectives of their religions. Other courses are offered by experts in the fields of law, education, biblical theology, systematic theology, moral theology, religious education and didactics, mediation and conflict management, among others. In order to reflect the diversity within the religions, guest lectures from different directions/denominations of the world religions are regularly offered.

About the degree programme
Degree programme: Teacher Training: Mediation between Religions
Official Designation: Zusatzqualifikation Interreligiöse Mediation (ZIM)
Degree: Certificate (cert)
Language of instruction: German
Start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
Standard study duration: 2 semesters
Minimum German language skills: C 1
Please note: Admission requirements according to § 3 of the regulations for the supplementary course (see link "exam regulations" below). Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture period: https://www.uni-aug…
Application deadline for the summer semester: 15. March
Application deadline for the winter semester: 15. September

Contact the study advisory service

Didaktik des katholischen Religionsunterrichts und Religionspädagogik
Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Naurath
Ordinaria für Religionspädagogik
Religionspädagogik & Didaktik des Religionsunterrichts