Karlsruhe University of Education - Wikipedia

Karlsruhe University of Education

Karlsruhe University of Education (Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe) is an institution of higher education in Karlsruhe, Germany. Its focus is on educational processes in social, institutional and cultural contexts. It has approximately 3,742 students,[1] 180 researchers and lecturers and about 90 administrative staff members.

University of Education Karlsruhe
Pädagogische Hochschule Karlsruhe
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PrincipalKlaus Peter Rippe
Students3,742 (2016/17)[1]


The university was established in 1962, although teacher training can be traced back to 1757.


Karlsruhe offers many cultural events, especially the ZKM Center for Art and Media Karlsruhe which is well known for its art events.

The Karlsruhe campusEdit

The campus of Karlsruhe University of Education is located near the center of Karlsruhe. There are three buildings on the main Campus and another near the Cooperative State University Karlsruhe.


The University of Education Karlsruhe offers a wide range of programs,[2] especially for students to become qualified for educational professions such as:

  • Teaching profession at primary schools and secondary schools
  • Bachelor Program Early Childhood Education
  • Master Program Educational Science
  • Master Program Intercultural Education
  • Master Program Migration and Multilingualism
  • Master Program Biodiversity and Environmental Education


Faculty I – HumanitiesEdit

  • Institute of Educational Studies and History of Education
  • Institute of Educational Studies with a Focus on Extra-Curricular Education
  • Institute of Early Childhood Education
  • Institute of School and Education Development for Primary and Secondary Schools
  • Institute of Psychology
  • Institute of Philosophy
  • Institute of Catholic Theology
  • Institute of Protestant Theology
  • Institute of Islamic Theology

Faculty II – Languages and Literature Studies and Social SciencesEdit

  • Institute of German Philology and Literature
  • Institute of Multilingualism
  • Institute of Economics and its Didactics
  • Institutes of Political Science
  • Institute of Trans-disciplinary Social Sciences

Faculty III – Natural Sciences, Cultural Studies, Mathematics and SportsEdit

  • Institute of Culture of Daily Life and Health
  • Institute of Physical Education and Sports
  • Institute of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Institute of Biology and School Gardening
  • Institute of Chemistry
  • Institute of Physics and Technical Education
  • Institute of Art
  • Institute of Music


  1. ^ a b "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2017-08-30. Retrieved 2017-11-29.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "University of Education Karlsruhe: Degree Programmes". www.en.ph-karlsruhe.de.

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