Teachers at private junior high schools, high schools, evening high schools, and colleges; notification or application for assignment.

Private secondary schools, grammar schools, evening grammar schools and colleges must notify or apply to the State Ministry for Education and Cultural Affairs for the deployment of teachers.



The requirements for the training of a teacher at a private alternative school are fulfilled if proof is provided of professional and pedagogical training as well as examinations which are similar or equal in value to the training and examinations at the corresponding public schools (cf. legal bases).


The application or notification may be submitted electronically or by mail to the State Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs.

Electronic submission

Non-governmental secondary schools, grammar schools, Waldorf schools, Montessori schools and other independent schools can use the online form provided (see under "Online procedure") to submit the application or notification online. The online procedure can be used to

  • indicate an instructional activity online,
  • apply online for a teaching permit or for partial professional qualification, and
  • in special cases of need, a preliminary request for a teaching permit in these types of schools can be submitted online.

Written submission

If you would like to submit your application by mail, please send the required documents in full to:
Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Unterricht und Kultus
80327 München



Processing time

The examination will take place promptly after complete documentation has been submitted.

Required documents

  • The following documents are required:

    • current curriculum vitae
    • Proof of change of name, if applicable
    • Proof of the academic degrees obtained with the corresponding overview of subjects and grades/transcript of records/diploma supplement in the original language
    • If necessary, translation (except for languages of the EU, the EEA and other Slavic languages) of the certificates of the acquired academic degrees with the respective overview of subjects and grades/associated Transcript of Records/Diploma Supplement
    • extended (European) police clearance certificate (not older than three months at the time of commencement of teaching, waivable in the case of a preliminary application)
    • employment contract, signed by the teacher (not required in the case of a preliminary application)
    • in case of an assignment in the subject sports: proof of the acquisition of the German lifeguard badge in silver (not older than three years)
    • in case of an assignment in the subject sports: proof of attendance of a first aid course in the amount of 9 teaching units (not older than three years)
    • in case of an assignment in religious education: teaching license or assignment by the respective religious community (e.g. Missio Canonica, Vocatio)

Online procedures


  • Revocable teaching permits and tolerations are subject to a fee.


Objection or administrative court action


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