Bachelor-Distance Learning

180 ECTS German
*Translated: Special Education. Only available in German

Special educators promote and support people who live under difficult conditions and with impairments. Start your online study programme in Special Education now!

Distance Learning

Start your online study programme in Special Education now

You want to advance social structures in the spirit of inclusion? Is it important to you to always view people holistically? During the online study programme in Special Education, you will learn to enable people with disabilities and special needs to participate in society and to compensate for their difficult living conditions. To this end, we will equip you with solid, practical, concrete and scientific concepts for action that will also prepare you for possible management functions at a later stage.

Those studying Special Education are ultimately awarded the title of “Staatlich anerkannte/r Heilpädagoge/in” (in English: “State-recognised special education specialist”) if they successfully complete the special education practice project.

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Summary Your study programme summed up
  • Study programme & degree
    Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) 180 ECTS
    Full-time or part-time
  • Study duration & extension
    36-72 months, depending on model
    Extension possible free of charge
  • Study fees
    Starting at 229€/month, depending on model
    Regular discount campaigns
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This program is part of our study program in German language. You can find more information on our German website.

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Why IU is the best choice
  • Personalised & flexible

    You get to study whenever, however and wherever you want – thanks to our digital campus, flexible full- and part-time models and exams you can sit online at any time. You even decide when to start your studies! 

  • State-approved & award-winning

    Our study programmes are state-approved and multi-award-winning. That makes us and our students happy – according to, they are 96% likely to recommend us. 

  • Here for you – personally

    Get the support you need: via our online campus, you can participate in live sessions, chat with fellow students or benefit from our study and career coaching. 

  • Practically oriented

    Thanks to our wide selection of practically oriented specialisations, you can create your own profile and develop skills for the career you’re dreaming of. 

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