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International Vocational Education, M.Sc.

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  • 24 months
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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.

Positions in the field of training aids, the science of vocational education or in the international development assistance can also be pursued. The International Vocational Education study program at the Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg 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

Programme Structure

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. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Languages
    • Partially taught in English
    • Partially taught in German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General 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;

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Magdeburg

  • 730 - 1100 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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