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Ludwigsburg University of Education

Expatrio 2024-02-15
Ludwigsburg University of Education


Ludwigsburg University of Education (LUE), or Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg, is the largest university of education in Baden-Wuerttemberg. It focuses on four disciplines: school education, extra-curricular education, adult or further education, and education in cultural and social areas. There are degree courses for primary, secondary, and European secondary schools as well as special education. There is also a Master’s of Science course for vocational education. Scholastic and extra-curricular education research is carried out at LUE, with an emphasis on subject pedagogy and educational science.

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The original University of Education was founded in 1962 and then moved to its Ludwigsburg location in 1966. There are around 5,500 students who are supported by 450 members of staff. LUE offers seven bachelor's courses for teaching a range of age groups, special education and more. A total of 15 master's degree courses are available in adult education, early childhood education, and education management, among others. There are three faculties: Educational and Social Sciences, Cultural and Natural Sciences, and Special Education.


More about Ludwigsburg University of Education

Ludwigsburg University of Education specializes in courses regarding several forms of education. LUE supports graduates in the workplace by offering ongoing training and education. The Center for Lifelong Professional Development (CLPD) offers part-time master's programs and guidance for teachers and education and social professionals.

The university has a student art gallery and a literature café that hosts readings, concerts, and poetry slams. The International Office mentors over 100 international students every year.

Pädagogische Hochschule Ludwigsburg2


Tuition fees: Baden-Wuerttemberg

Internationals studying for more than one year in the German state of Baden-Wuerttemberg will have to pay a €1,500 tuition fee per semester.

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Explore PH Ludwigsburg faculties:

Faculty I: Education and social sciences

  • Institute for Education Management
  • Institute for Educational Sciences
  • Institute for Philosophy
  • Institute for Psychology
  • Institute for Social Sciences
  • Institute for Theology

Faculty II: Cultural and natural sciences

  • Institute for Biology
  • Institute for Chemistry, Physics and Technology
  • Institute for German Language and Literature
  • Institute for English
  • Institute for French 
  • Institute for cultural management
  • Institute for Art, Music and Sport
  • Institute for Mathematics and Computer Science

Faculty III: Special education

  • Institute for General Special Education
  • Institute for Special Education Areas

To know more about PH Ludwigsburg study programs follow the link.

TK - Your health insurance partner at LUE

Take care of your studies - we take care of the bureaucracy!

Health insurance cover is mandatory by law for all residents in Germany, including international students.

Techniker Krankenkasse (TK) is one of Germany's leading public health insurance providers3 and a trustworthy partner of Expatrio. TK insures more than 10 million customers, making it Germany's best and largest health insurer. TK offers you:

  • Discounted rate for university students aged under 30
  • English language support and registration
  • Dental hygiene and basic dental treatment coverage
  • Coverage of vaccinations recommended by the International Standing Committee on Vaccination (STIKO)
  • TK Bonus Program

At Expatrio, we partner with TK to help register international students into the public healthcare system, ensuring they can apply for their visa and are legally covered during their studies.

TK - Official Health Partner

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Larissa can help you with your health insurance to study in Ludwigsburg.

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[*] Up to €249 savings consists of: €49 cashback on blocked account set-up fees + up to €90 TK-Flex cashback + free travel health insurance worth up to €95 + free ISIC card worth up to €15. This offer is only valid for customers who apply for the Value Package. Expatrio reserves the right to cancel this promotion at any point in time. Special terms and conditions apply.

1. Value Package customers can receive their €49 cashback after activating both their blocked account and health insurance.

2. TK-Flex is an elective tariff and only available for eligible TK health insurance customers. Once the TK membership is activated, TK-Flex can commence. Expatrio will provide the customer with detailed guidelines on how to do this. Within TK-Flex, users have the option to deselect/opt out of services they do not need. In return, there is a cashback bonus of up to €90 per year. However, if the services are needed after all, TK customers can reactivate their health insurance coverage by paying a deductible of €24 per service (up to €120) per year. Please refer to our TK-Flex page for more information.

3. In the issue 07/2023, Focus-Money business magazine awarded TK “Best Student Health Insurance Fund”.

4. DR-WALTER has been awarded the Super Star Award by the Study Travel Magazine.

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