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Art Education

Subject Art for secondary schools


In Bavaria, the subject of art education at secondary schools is scored twice, i.e. a minor subject is not required.
In addition to the general admission requirements, the general university entrance qualification is required.

The maximum duration of study is 14 semesters. The study program ends with the semester in which the first state examination is successfully completed (at the earliest after the 8th semester). The State Examination is conducted in accordance with § 71 LPO I (in the currently valid version). It consists of the presentation of artistic works from the study period, practical examination parts (drawing, human and environment), written examination parts (work analysis and art history, art didactics) and the presentation of one's own works (Staatsexamenskoje).

The artistic studies can be completed in any free artistic class of the Academy. For admission to the state examination, proof of successful participation in various additional courses must be provided and a written term paper (Zulassungsarbeit) must be written.

As in the case of the teaching professions of all other subjects at the grammar school, the subject studies are accompanied by educational science studies (amounting to 35 ECTS), which are concluded with a separate state examination. The pedagogical internships (internship during the semester break at a school and a one-semester internship in subject didactics) are part of your subject-related studies at the AdBK. More details at:
The second training phase takes place at a seminar school.

* The educational science studies can only be completed at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Institute of Education or Psychology, Bismarckstraße 1, 91054 Erlangen, or at the Faculty of Education (EWF) at Regensburger Str. 160, 90478 Nuremberg.

Examination Office

Viola Manneck
Richard Mantsch

Regensburger Straße 160, 90478 Nürnberg
Tel.: (0911) 5302-544
Fax: (0911) 5302-508

Lehramtsprüfungsordnung I - LPO I


Contact persons at the AdBK in the field of art education and art education

Prof. Jochen Flinzer
Freie Kunst und Kunstpädagogik
T +49.[0]911.9404–201


Prof. Michael Munding 
Freie Malerei und Kunstpädagogik
T +49.[0]911.9404-204


Prof. Lena Ziese
Freie Kunst und Kunstpädagogik


Bernd Klausecker
Medienpädagogik / Neue Medien
T +49.[0]911.9404-210


Christoph Klein
Zweidimensionales Gestalten 
T +49.[0]911.9404-223

Dr. Thomas Michl
T +49.[0]911.9404-226

Peter Wendl
Transmediale Räume
T +49.[0]911.9404-206


Examination regulations and study plan

Course of studies for teaching profession at grammar schools in the subject art (as double subject) since winter semester 2013/2014


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Opening Hours:

lecture period: Monday till Friday, 7.30 a.m.-7 p.m. / Saturday  9 a.m.-1 p.m.

lecture break: Monday till Thursday, 8 a.m.-5 p.m. / Friday, 8 a.m.- 2.30 p.m.


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lecture period/ lecture break:
Monday till Thursday: 9–12 a.m. and 1–4 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m.– 2 p.m.
closed on Saturdays, Sundays and Holidays.
Please note that the opening hours may change at short notice. Current changes will be announced in time by e-mail, on the homepage and at the library entrance.


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