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Teacher Training Course

Teacher Training in NRW


The following teacher training courses can be selected:


  • Levels at Gesamtschulen (comprehensive schools) with a study focus on Grundschulen (elementary schools) (previously primary level)
  • Teaching profession for Grundschulen (elementary schools), Haupt- (secondary modern schools) und Realschulen (junior high schools) and the corresponding levels
  • Teaching profession for Gymnasien (high schools) and Gesamtschulen (comprehensive schools)
  • Teacher profession for Berufskollegs (technical colleges)


The study focus "Haupt-/Realschule" requires the study of two subjects. You will find information about the study of the subject “chemistry” in the HR-course here.


The study focus Grundschule requires the study of a second subject besides German or mathematics. Among others, this can be the field “natural sciences/social sciences”. You will find further information about the study of the field “natural sciences/social science” with the study focus Grundschule here.


The training starts with a 6-term Bachelor phase during which interdisciplinary key competences in one field are imparted besides training in the selected subjects. This is followed by a Master phase which takes 4 terms. Besides further study of the subjects priority is given to the pedagogical and didactic training for the teaching profession.


You can find further information about the multi-level courses for the subjects chemistry at our german internet page or here .