Bachelor programme / Master programme art education - location Salzburg

From the academic year 2016/17 new admission requirements for school teacher accreditation programme are announced.
If you want to start at the location Salzburg, observe the regulation on the admission procedure at the location Salzburg and the deadlines for registration for admissions procedure under

If you want to start at the location Innsbruck, inform yourself at LEHRERiNNENBILDUNG WEST and observe the regulation on the admission procedure at the location Innsbruck.

Log in time also to the artistic entrance examinations for the desired teaching subject at the respective location.

The aim of the teacher training subject "Arts Education" at the Universität Mozarteum Salzburg is to prepare students for carrying out the profession of a teacher at intermediate and higher institutions of education and at Teacher Training Colleges.

The prerequisite is the systematic analysis of educational, specialist didactic, artistic and academic contents and methods of the relevant teaching subject.  The course is oriented both towards the research status of the disciplines involved, as well as to the curricula of higher institutions of education.

The necessary qualifications and competence for the profession of arts educator can also be effective in various other fields of activity (for example, educating young people outside schools, adult education, cultural work).

The teacher training subject "Arts Education" has to be combined with a second teacher training subject.  The bachelor
's program lasts eight and the master's program four semesters. The new curriculum for the Bachelor's program is valid to winter term 2016/17 and that for master's program will start at winter term 2017/2018.


The bachelor's program serves the specialized artistic, didactic, pedagogical and scientific, educational science and practical teaching basic training as professional training in two subjects for teaching at middle and high schools. The prerequisite is to systematically deal with artistically-applied, scientific and educational contents and methods of the respective subject. The study is based on both the level of appreciation of the arts as well as on the state of research the science involved, referring to the curricula of schools and colleges and the general and holistic educational objectives contained therein.

The aim of the Bachelor's degree in teaching timbered education is the professional education for the exercise of the Magisterium of middle and high schools. A teaching qualification can only be done in consecutive assignment of the corresponding Master's program. Moreover, the bachelor's program more professional fields, such as extracurricular youth education, adult education, cultural and media work, among other things opened.

In addition, the study aims to contribute to personal development and development of social skills of students: Students should be able to perceive and shape artistically-applied and societal developments.


Design and Structure

The eight semester course is modular. A module is a group of teaching and learning content to thematically and didactically meaningful units of study. The names and content descriptions (study objectives) of the individual modules as well as the number of to-reach for each module ECTS credits and the kind of performance assessment are laid down in curricula. The module descriptions refer to the relevant learning outcomes and competences.

The total volume for the Bachelor program teacher training is 240 ECTS credits. This corresponds to a planned study period of 8 semesters. Two subjects have to be completed in a freely selectable combination, educational science and practical study in schools.

In addition to the general university maturity, the admission requires the mastery of the German language (at least level B2 - common European reference frame GER 2001) and the passing of an admission examination to determine the artistic maturity.

The admission examinations for the bachelor's programme in Art Education consists of the following partial examinations:

1. Presentation of artistic works (portfolio)

2. Examinations