Vocational schools

Service Description

The wide range of individual school types and courses offered by vocational schools opens up numerous different educational and qualification opportunities for young people. The following school types and courses of education exist:

For young people without a school leaving certificate:

  • Vocational preparation year (BVJ)
  • Vocational school (vocational training)

For young people with a secondary school leaving certificate (Hauptschule or Realschule):

  • Vocational school (vocational training)
  • Vocational school

For young people with a Realschule certificate:

  • Higher vocational school
  • Technical secondary school
  • Vocational high school
  • Technical college (prerequisite is a completed relevant vocational training)

For young people with special educational needs:

  • Vocational preparation year (BVJ B)
  • Vocational school (vocational training)

Depending on the previous qualification, it is possible to acquire a qualification equivalent to the Hauptschule or Realschulabschluss, the Fachhochschulreife or the general university entrance qualification in addition to the general education classes and the theoretical and practical qualification.

special notes for District-free City Erfurt

Information on the affiliation of residential addresses to the school districts of elementary and regular schools is provided by the schools concerned and the Office of Education.

You are looking for an elementary or regular school to register your child for school attendance. The school finder on Erfurt.de will help you.

Source: Zuständigkeitsfinder Thüringen (Linie6PLus)

Competent Authority

Staatliches Schulamt Mittelthüringen

Schwanseestraße 9
99423 Weimar
03643 884-110
03643 884-122


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Further Authorities

Landeshauptstadt Erfurt, Stadtverwaltung - Schulverwaltung
Visiting address
Schottenstraße 22
99084 Erfurt
0361 655-4061
0361 655-4069