Start your online studies master’s programme in the field of pedagogy
Pedagogy is the foundation of our society. It enables people to develop, learn and grow – in any phase of life. Education is essential for progress. Since 2020, it has become obvious: the digital zeitgeist is impacting pedagogy as well. That’s why we need passionate experts who can prepare pedagogy for the future. People like you!
Discover your ideal master’s programme in pedagogy now – either as a 120 ECTS programme or as one of our 60 ECTS programmes. You decide! Your study programme will adapt to your life and your needs.
Study programme & degreeMaster of Arts (MA) 60 or 120 ECTS
Full-time or part-time, 100% flexible
Application & starting dateStart immediately or anytime
Online application, no application deadlines
Study duration & extension12-48 months, depending on model
Extension possible free of charge
LocationsStudy programme independent of time & place
No mandatory attendance
Innovative study tools available on online-campus & in the IU Learn App
Exams online or at nearest examination centre
Study feesStarting at 306€/month, depending on model
Regular discount campaigns
Recognition & ApprovalStudy program is state-approved, accredited & internationally renowned
60 ECTS - German
60 ECTS - German
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120 ECTS - German
- Whether you’re studying full-time, alongside your job, abroad or as a parent: your online studies adapt to your life. You study online and 100% flexibly – from the first day of class right up to your exam.
- Thanks to our online campus, our innovative study app IU Learn and our virtual classes, you can fit your studies right into your daily life.
- You even get to choose how to sit your exams: online 24/7 on 365 days a year or simply on location.
- Connect with other students or your lecturers at any time: via the online campus, MS Teams, E-Mail or in interactive virtual classes.
"After completing this programme, you will be well prepared for a management position in the field of pedagogy in the digital age. You could find work as a pedagogic manager in professional training in organisations, as a manager for E-learning and digital educational contents, as a pedagogic supervisor in educational organisations such as daycare facilities or work independently as an (E-)consultant."
Your specialisation options in the field of pedagogy
Your master’s programme in the field of pedagogy is as practice-oriented as possible. In the 60 ECTS programmes, you get to choose one specialisation from six modules. In the master’s programme E-counselling in pedagogy, you can specialise in areas such as diversity management, challenges of teaching and learning in virtual spaces or challenges of organisational development in pedagogic spaces. The master’s programme Leadership in pedagogy offers you options such as diversity-aware leadership, employment laws or diversity-oriented organisation development. In the 120 ECTS programme Pedagogy, educational counselling and leadership, you choose two out of 13 modules to prepare for your career. Your options include digital ethics in educational and advisory contexts, development of digital structures in educational and advisory facilities or inclusive pedagogy.
Find out more about IU and your study programme in your personal brochure.
- Contents and specialisations of your programme
- Career opportunities
- Information on financing options
(E-)Educational counsellor in professional training
As an (E-)educational counsellor, you advise adolescents and adults on their professional training – in person or online. Your task is to analyse the foundation and develop solutions starting from there.
Pedagogic manager in educational organisations
You are in charge of all pedagogic processes and concepts in the educational system, ensure managers and employees are engaged in goal-oriented tasks and stay focused on the targets. Your goal: completing projects and solving problematic situations as efficiently as possible. In addition, you are in charge of personnel placement and public relations.
Pedagogic staff in professional training
You plan training programmes of all kinds and oversee the ones taking place. In addition, you develop new programmes while taking online concepts into consideration. The acquisition, selection, consultancy and qualification of course instructors as well as the assistance of course participants are your responsibility, too.
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 Fernstudiencheck.de, 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.
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.