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1 English Study Program at Freie Hochschule Stuttgart - Seminar für Waldorfpädagogik

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Freie Hochschule Stuttgart - Seminar für Waldorfpädagogik

Social Sciences
1928
Founded in
35%
International students
English
1
No. of English-taught Study Programs
University of Applied Sciences
Type
private (state-approved)
Status
350
Students

About the University

The Freie Hochschule Stuttgart - Seminar für Waldorfpädagogik, officially known as the Freie Hochschule Stuttgart, is a private, state-recognised university founded in 1928. With over 300 students it is one of the leading institutions for Waldorf teacher training in Germany. Located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, the campus is set in an urban environment that offers students a dynamic and culturally rich environment. It specialises in Waldorf Education and offers a range of academic programmes focused on training teachers for Waldorf Schools. These include Bachelor's and Master's programmes in Waldorf Education, Classroom and Subject Teacher Training, Secondary School Teacher Training and Eurythmy Education. The university's curriculum combines core elements of anthroposophy, educational anthropology, child and youth psychology and subject methodology with intensive artistic training in various disciplines. The university has a strong emphasis on practical experience, with students undertaking placements in Waldorf schools as part of their studies. This practical approach ensures that graduates are well prepared for their future role as Waldorf teachers.

Freie Hochschule Stuttgart has a unique position as the first Waldorf teacher training college to receive official state accreditation as an academic institution in Germany. This recognition confirms the university's commitment to providing high quality education and training in the field of Waldorf Education. One of the remarkable aspects of Stuttgart Waldorf School is its international focus. The university offers an International Master's Programme, taught entirely in English, which attracts students from all over the world interested in a career in Waldorf Education. This programme fosters a diverse and enriching learning environment, allowing students to exchange ideas and perspectives from different cultural backgrounds. Its commitment to Waldorf education and its role in shaping the future of Waldorf education make the Freie Universität Stuttgart a unique and specialised institution within the German higher education system. Its focus on holistic education, artistic expression and personal development sets it apart from traditional teacher training programmes and offers students a transformative educational experience rooted in the principles of anthroposophy.

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Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2025

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

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0% national admission restriction (national NC)
0% local admission restriction (local NC)
0% no admission restriction, but ability test
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Application Process

100% directly at University
0% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
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Program Features

3-3 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Beginning

Winter intake

16.7%

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Freie Hochschule Stuttgart - Seminar für Waldorfpädagogik

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