Students can shape their future career prospects with their choice of subject combinations, thematic specialisations, and how their arrange their studies (study abroad, internships, etc.), modelling their own personal skills profiles to suit work in media, publishing, public relations work, politics, industry, business, adult education, and school teaching in the gymnasium (with an M.Ed.). Students may also build their profiles by following their first degree with a related master's programme such as Slavic Studies: Language, Culture and Society (M.A.).
Graduates qualify for admittance to the Master of Education program and a Referendariat period [mandatory school teaching practice] in the following subjects:
- Gymnasien und Oberschulen
More information on the offered courses for the teaching profession at public schools can be found here.
Graduates qualify for admittance to a Master’s Program in the disciplines:
- Master of Education Slavic Studies / Russian
To acquire the qualification to teach at state schools, students must subsequently obtain a Master of Education postgraduate degree (M.Ed). This has to be followed by an 18-month period of practice teaching in school, which ends with the second state exam for teachers in Germany.
The Certificate Program Foundation Studies in Digital Media for Education is an optional course for students studying education related subjects.