Erzieher - Eine Ausbildung mit Kindern und Jugendlichen plus Fachhochschulreife Educational Products

Kindergarten Teacher

There is an increasing demand for highly trained staff in the early years and education sector in Germany. Engaged professionals who value a child-centred approach to care, learning and development have excellent career prospects. 

This programme considers the contemporary influences and challenges which affect children and kindergarten teachers likewise, such as migration, socio-cultural change processes and cultural diversity. Students will learn how children develop and establish a firm understanding of the early years sector. An authentic work experience supports the development of personal and professional skills. Complex personality development is supported by various activities. 


The curriculum is designed to meet the needs of early years students and to secure future employment. Suitable learning methods prepare students for their future professional routine, provides them with an understanding of organisational practice and professional roles and responsibilities. 

Course Content  

  • Professional and Personal Development  
  • Early Childhood Pedagogy 
  • Leading Learning 
  • Work Related Learning 
  • Developmental Influences 
  • Sociological Perspectives 
  • Parental Involvement 
  • Diversity  
  • Intercultural Skills 
  • Challenging Behaviour  
  • Special Educational Needs 
  • Child Health 
  • Safeguarding Children 


A mandatory work placement helps put theoretical knowledge into practice. Therefore, students will be expected to volunteer in an early years or education organization.  

Placement opportunities are varied, for example kindergartens, day care facilities and nursery schools. 


The programme takes between three and five years to complete. 


  • O-levels 
  • Level of German: B1 

Please contact international(at) for further information.