Education (Bachelor)

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The bachelor’s programme in Education imparts issues, theories and methods required to understand educational processes and analyse the current situation of education. Therefore, it also equips students with academically oriented problem-solving competences. Key competences include the ability to reflect on and define the subject of educational science from a philosophical perspective, the history of ideas and reception of educational science, as well as comprehensive training in the use of research methods.

Bachelor of Arts

Degree Programme Code: 033 645

6 semesters / 180 ECTS credits (including 30 ECTS credits of extension curricula)

Language: German

NO entrance examination



Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study programme

The bachelor’s programme consists of modules of the Introductory and Orientation Period (STEOP), sich compulsory modules, a research internship, a module to complete the bachelor theses and 30 ECTS credits of completing extension curricula.

Five concepts

which you will deal with in your studies (examples):

  • Empiricism
  • Research on schooling
  • Ideas of man
  • Intercultural education
  • Biographical research

     Overview of the programme structure & topics

    Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.

    After Graduation

    Combined with practical occupational training, the bachelor’s programme in Education equips students with the required skills to reflect on the practice in the field of education adopting a differentiated approach. Moreover, it qualifies graduates to take up leadership positions in the educational sector or social services, such as in institutions, organisations, associations and companies.

    Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

    Graduate Survey

    The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

    Information about the Graduate Survey

    Career Tracking of Graduates

    The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

    Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates