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Czech Language and Literature - Teaching Qualification Realschule


Teaching Qualification: Realschule - only as extension subject

Program structure

Realschule teaching degree: Two teaching subjects are combined. In addition, the course of study is supplemented by the study of educational science. This results in the following combination of subjects:

  • 2 teaching subjects
  • Educational science studies

Which subject combinations you can choose when studying to become a teacher at elementary schools can be found in the lists of possible combinations.

Special features

The University of Regensburg is the only university in Bavaria to offer teacher education for Czech for the school type "Realschule" as an additional subject for teaching certification.


In addition to the language courses (target reference level C1 by CEFR), the program offers specific specialized courses on Czech linguistics, literature and cultural studies as well as on the particular didactics of teaching Czech as a foreign language.

Professional prospects / competencies

Czech, the only foreign language to be spoken in a country neighboring Bavaria, is taught in various types of Bavarian schools and institutions. Students gain competency in organizing Czech language programs and teaching Czech. They are able to approach and solve specific issues in teaching Czech as a foreign language in a problem-solving manner. The program also provides students with interdisciplinary regional and linguistic skills. 

Language of instruction


Program can be started

In the winter and summer semester

What qualities do I need to have?

All students must have an interest in Czech culture, literature and language (Czech comptency at level B1 is a prerequisite).

Legal requirements for admission

Applicants need knowledge of Czech at the CEFR-level B1. Teaching certification in Czech for the school type "Realschule" may only be studied as an additional subject in a program of teacher education.

Language skills needed

Applicants must demonstrate advanced knowledge of German as well as knowledge of Czech at the level B1 GER.

Information on German language proficiency for international student

Contact within the faculty

Prof. Dr. Marek Nekula

PT building, room 3.1.18
Phone: 0941 943-3526 or -3525 (Secretary)
E-Mail: marek.nekula(at)ur.de

Office Hours by appointment


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