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Student Teaching in Germany
Ramstein, Germany (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Fall,
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Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2020 10/11/2019
Rolling Admission 12/29/2019 04/26/2020

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English Program Type: Faculty Led
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Language Courses Offered: None
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Additional Requirements: Must be a teaching major
Program Description:
Program Description:

Germany Student Teaching

Spring 2020 Director:
Dr. Patricia Clark (
Co-Director: Nina Yssel


Courses required, some in combination, depending on the major or dual major, follow. Students should consult with their advisor for specific requirements.

EDSEC 460- Student Teaching: Secondary School (6-7 credits)

EDSEC 465- Elective Student Teaching: Secondary, Junior High/Middle, Or All Grade (3 or 5 credits)

SPCED 489- Student Teaching: Mild Disabilities (1-12 credits)

SPCED 491- Student Teaching: Secondary Mild Interventions (1-12 credits)

EDEL 463- Student Teaching: Elementary (3 credits)

EDEL 464- Student Teaching: Elementary (6 credits)

EDEL 465- Student Teaching: Elementary (3 credits)

EDEL 468- Student Teaching: Kindergarten (6 credits)

  • Cumulative GPA 3.0 or better
  • Teaching Major
  • Senior status
  • Admission to student teaching and completed prerequisites for their area of licensing
  • Permission of the department chairpersons
Program Description:

Since 2003, Ball State University student teachers have been offered the unique opportunity to become immersed in the United States military community as well as the surrounding Germany communities in the Rhine and Mosul Valley region as they spend a semester placed in classrooms near Ramstein Air Force base. Students are placed with expert classroom teachers who serve as educational and cultural mentors. Although the schools are located in Germany, student teachers teach American children who are the dependents of military and civilian personnel stationed abroad. Student teachers complete a semester of student teaching and meet licensing requirements for Indiana teacher certification. A full-time, Ball State-approved supervisor accompanies the students and mentors them the entire time that they are student teaching in the Ramstein schools. The supervisor meets with them on a regular basis, observes them in the classroom, provides guidance, logistical support, and is responsible for evaluating their completion of the student teaching assignment.  The supervisor also works with school leaders, teachers, to ensure a successful student teaching experience and to assist in resolving any issues that might occur.

Program Dates:

Spring 2020: December 29 - April 26, 2020

Spring 2020 Estimated Cost 

$11,870.50 Program Fee +  12-18 credits of Ball State Tuition & Fees 
(Tuition charges based on hours, residency, and Undergraduate/Graduate status)

Pre-Application Procedure: 
Contact the Office of Teacher Education Services, Teachers College, Room 205. Phone: (765) 285-1861

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This program is not currently accepting applications.