Teacher training:
Bachelor programme Biology and Environmental Protection - Subject

Content and focus of the degree programme:

This study programme is only available in German.

The aim of the degree programme “Biology and Environmental Studies” at the University of Vienna is to provide subject-specific, didactic and pedagogical professional education including a teaching internship for teaching the specific school subject at higher secondary schools. The subject-specific education is to impart theoretical, teaching-relevant basic knowledge with a focus on general biology, botany, ecology, zoology, chemistry, physics, anthropology and didactics. The general pedagogical knowledge prepares graduates perfectly for a future teaching job; this is facilitated by a teaching internship during their studies.

Higher education institution:
Universität Wien
Verbundregion Nordost
Group of fields of study:
Teacher Training Programmes
Degree programme:
Biology and Environmental Protection - Subject
Teacher training:
Bachelor programme
Academic degree:
Bachelor of Education, BEd
8 Semester / 240 ECTS

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
Student Union fee: EUR 22,70
Tuition fee - see Detailed information
Stay abroad:
Not compulsory
Type of higher education institution:
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Definition of the field of studies

The teacher training programme “Biology and Environmental Studies” conveys both a broad scientific knowledge base in the teaching subject Biology and Environmental Studies and the didactic skills that are necessary for a teaching job.


The degree programme is organised in the form of modules. All courses are offered in the form of lectures, conversatories, seminars, excursions and practical courses. This enables students to get a sound theoretical and practical education. To complete the degree programme successfully a bachelor thesis must be written.

Entrance examinations

Admission procedure

Supplementary examinations

Biology & Environmental Studies (Z) - Biology and Environmental Studies (examination has to be passed before admission)