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Chemistry

Polyvalent dual-major bachelor's degree program - Major field (with secondary-school teaching degree option)


Language of instruction:

German

Academic calendar:

Winter Semester

Standard Period of Study:

6 semesters required for the full degree programme

ECTS points:

180

Admission: First semester:

without special prerequisites for admission (free admissions)

Higher semesters:

free admission

Application period: First semester: 1 June–11 October
Application: Click here to visit our application portals.
Note: You are not required to go through any application process. You can matriculate directly from the beginning of August.
Faculty affiliation: Faculty of Chemistry and Pharmacy

The goal of the degree program is to prepare students for a career as a secondary-school chemistry teacher. The chemistry teacher must be capable of conveying the foundations and recent findings of chemistry at a level of abstraction appropriate to secondary school students and providing them insight into the significance of chemistry for everyday life. Chemistry class should impart secondary school students with an understanding of the great significance of chemistry for problems humanity is confronted with today, such as insufficient resources and energy, illness and disease, overpopulation, but also the dangers chemical technology can pose for the environment and ecology. The curriculum is geared toward these goals: The first phase of the program focuses on the theoretical foundations of chemistry in the three subdisciplines inorganic, organic, and physical chemistry as well as on the necessary basic skills in mathematics and physics. In addition to theoretical training, great emphasis is placed on the practical application of knowledge in the laboratory. Roughly the same amount of time is devoted to practical and theoretical training. A passion for experimentation and sufficient manual skills are thus essential preconditions for taking up a course of study in chemistry.

The second phase of the program includes courses designed to extend students’ knowledge in specific areas and introduce them to issues concerning the industrial applications of chemistry as well as courses on the theory and methodology of teaching that provide them insight into their future career as chemistry teachers.

An overview of all the subjects that can be taken in combination with subject Chemistry by students who started their Polyvalent dual-major bachelor's degree program in the winter semester 2015/16 or later:

Biology | German | English | French | Geography | History | Greek | Computer Science | Italian | Catholic Theology | Latin | Mathematics | Philosophy/Ethics | Physics | Political Science | Economic Science | Russian | Spanish | Physical Education | Chinese |

It is possible to study music at the University of Music in Freiburg and art at the State Academy of Fine Arts in Karlsruhe. Make sure to inquire about the admission requirements at these institutions before deciding on these fields. You may combine any teaching degree field with either of these two artistic fields. However, it is not possible to combine music and art.
Please also note that it is not possible to be admitted as a student teacher with a combination of any of the following fields: Catholic theology, Protestant theology, Jewish theology, Islamic religious studies. It is not possible to combine one of these fields with philosophy/ethics either.

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The greatest care has been taken in writing these versions. Nevertheless, it cannot be entirely ruled out that errors may have occurred. Consequently, it is solely the officially announced statutes and statute amendments that are legally binding, i.e. as published in the Amtlichen Bekanntmachungen der Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg im Breisgau [de] or, up to the year 2000, in the official gazette of the Baden-Württemberg Ministry of Science, Research and the Arts.

Central Student Advising Office


The central student advisory service - the Central Student Advising Office (ZSB) provides information and advice on all questions that may arise prior to, at the beginning of, and during a course of study. The Student Service Center – Center for Teacher Education [de] offers a special academic advising for current and prospective students of teaching degree programs. If you are seeking subject-specific advice in addition to this, you can also contact the respective subject academic advisor

Departmental Academic Advising


Akad. ORat Dr. Wolfgang Seiche
Institut für Organische Chemie
Chemie-Hochhaus, Raum 06 003
Albertstr. 21
79104 Freiburg
Tel.:&nbsp+49 761 203-6070/6201

wolfgang.seiche@chemie.uni-freiburg.de
Organizational questions should be addressed to the program coordinator:
Dr. Sabine Richter
Chemie Hochhaus, 9. Stock
Albertstr. 21
79104 Freiburg
Tel.:&nbsp+49 761 203-6063

studiengangskoordination@cup.uni-freiburg.de
Sprechstunde:&nbspAnnika Hartwig, M.A.
Hebelstr. 27, Raum 305
79104 Freiburg
0761/203-67379
Sprechzeit: nach Vereinbarung

Examination Office


Chemie und Regio Chimica: Hebelstr. 27, 79085 Freiburg
Friederike Jones, Telefon: 0761 203-5976
friederike.jones.pruefamt@cup.uni-freiburg.de
Fax: 0761 203-7600
Sprechstunden:
Montag - Donnerstag 9.00 Uhr bis 11.00 Uhr
und Montag 13.00 Uhr bis 15.00 Uhr und zusätzlich nach Vereinbarung.
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