Münster School of Vocational Education (German: Institut für Berufliche Lehrerbildung) is part of Münster University of Applied Sciences and organised as a central scientific unit.
The main activity of the Münster School of Vocational Education is to train VET teachers in the following six subject areas: Construction Technology, Electrical Engineering, Nutritional Sciences and Home Economics, Media Design and Design Technology, Health Science and Nursing, Mechanical Engineering, and Computer Science and Information Technology together with the University of Münster (German: Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster).
The scope of activities are fundamental issues in vocational education, scientific concepts and methods used in research in the field of vocational education, development of the study courses and corresponding research, conceptional design, organisation and evaluation of vocational teacher training programmes in cooperation with the University of Münster, offering lectures and seminars in vocational didactics and vocational education, focussing on social principles of vocational competence development, and changes in the world of work and related pedagogical answers.
This is done by 6 university teachers, 13 research assistants and 3 administrative staff members. The student population at Münster School of Vocational Education comprises approximately 1,000 young people, who are studying one of our 16 study programmes, 9 of which are Master's programmes.
More information about our institution can be found on the German-language website.