International Vocational Education


International Vocational Education

Degree Conferred Master of Science (M.Sc.) Duration 4 Semesters Enrollment Winter and summer semester Admission restriction No restricted admission Entry requirements A completed degree course on bachelor level, with an above average graduation or an equivalent in the field of pedagogical, cultural, social, technical, economical or scientific studies. Standard requirements of language skills (for non-native speakers): For the two-language program: German: TestDaF level 4 or DSH-2, Second language (e.g. English): grading test at the international cooperation institution; Application deadline     Applicants with German Bachelor Degree   an der OVGU Winter Semester: 15 September     Applicants with German Bachelor Degree   an der OVGU Summer Semester: 15 March     Applicants with International Bachelor Degree   über uni-assist Winter Semester: 15 July     Applicants with International Bachelor Degree   über uni-assist Summer Semester: 15 January Language German/English


The Students choose one of the two possible specialisations at time of application.


The study program “International Vocational Edcuation” is a dual degree course in cooperation with the Anglia Ruskin University Chelmsford/Cambridge. The cooperation with other international universities is basically possible. Languages of the program are German, as well as a second language or in English as a general rule.

The degree course is internationally oriented. It prepares the students for higher (or senior) positions in the field of education and further education (e.g. in European vocational education institutions or economic educational institutions), especially in an international context. Positions in the field of training aids, the science of vocational education or in the international development assistance can also be pursued. The master's degree assures, that the students dispose of the necessary knowledge and ability for the transition into the professional practice and are capable of using scientific methods and insights. The integrated visit abroad as well as the practical studies ensure that the students gain competences in the field of international collaboration. Furthermore they have the chance to improve their English skills. The academic degree "Master of Science" entitles to a Ph.D program.

Career Perspectives

Senior positions in:

  • international administration and research facilities
  • international large industrial companies
  • institutions of the international development assistance
  • companies for human resource development

Competencies and Interests Required

You are interested in:

  • an international oriented working place,
  • the immersion of your foreign-language competence and
  • getting to know other cultures.

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Last Modification: 07.03.2024 - Contact Person: Allgemeine Studienberatung