Physics (teaching subject)

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The subject physics can be studied in every teacher training program. For the teaching profession at elementary schools, the subject physics belongs to the subarea of natural sciences of the subject teaching.

General goals of the study program

The study program is designed to prepare students for their work as teachers of physics in terms of subject matter and subject didactics.

The education includes the acquisition of knowledge about concepts, models, laws and theories of physics. It also includes the willingness and ability to independently familiarize oneself with new or future developments in the subject and to reflect on the social significance of the subject.

In addition, the acquisition of subject didactic knowledge about the conditions of learning physics and possibilities of structuring physics lessons in terms of content and methods.

Tips for the study of physics

  • The courses in physics usually take place at the AVZ (Heinrich-Plett-Str.) in Oberzwehren.
  • It is recommended to participate in the mathematics and physics pre-courses. More information about the choice of the preliminary courses can be found on the page of the Institute of Mathematics.
  • For a detailed description of the study program, please refer to the current examination regulations.


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