Pädagogische Hochschule Heidelberg - University of Education
The University of Education is designed to train and qualify prospective teachers for a wide range of teaching careers in elementary, secondary and special needs education. The course of studies at the University of Education is completed with a final State Examination.
The University of Education also offers training to other types of educators, including cooperative bachelor and master degree programs in pedagogy for engineers to attain a qualification for teaching in vocational schools.
Further programs include Early Childhood Education (B.A.), Health Promotion (B.A.), Educational Sciences (M.A.), E-Learning and Media Education as well as Engineering Education (M.A.).
Approximately 200 permanent instructors teach more than 4,600 students at the University of Education, where teacher training includes basic education and pedagogy, subject-based knowledge and subject-specific teaching skills. Instruction at the University of Education is, from the very beginning, strongly linked with practice. Various scientific and cultural projects, in-service training programs for educators, cooperation with universities abroad and with various institutions in the Rhine-Neckar metropolitan area complete the profile of the University.