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Adult education

Adult education, as an independent part of the whole education system, is intended to be an independent part of the education system for all people, regardless of their gender and age, education, social or professional status, political or ideological orientation and nationality. are open to the public. In particular, the adult education institutions offer vocational qualification, preparation for school leaving certificates, history, politics, psychology, philosophy, art, country and local studies, natural sciences, technology, artistic and craftsmanship, languages, home economics and health education.

Adult education offers the opportunity to acquire or increase knowledge and skills through voluntary resumption of organised learning. It is intended to promote the independence of judgment, to stimulate mental debate and to help in the management of life problems. Adult education should promote individuals' willingness to learn for life, contribute to equal opportunities and help reduce educational deficits.

Who should I contact?

The responsibility lies with the institution concerned.

Further information can be found on the website of the Lower Saxony Ministry of Science and Culture.

Which documents are required?

Documents may be required. Please contact the appropriate body.

What are the fees?

Fees may apply. Please contact the appropriate body.

What deadlines do I have to pay attention to?

Deadlines may have to be observed. Please contact the appropriate body.


The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

The text was automatically translated based on the German content.

competent Bodies

Landkreis Emsland - Fachbereich Bildung, Kultur und Sport

Address: Ordeniederung 1 , 49716 Meppen
Postal address: Post Office Box 15 62
Telephone: 05931 44-0
Fax: 05931 44-3621
Transport Connection:
Building Access:
elevator available : yes
wheelchair-accessible : yes


Point of contact:
Dagmar Liß-Korte
Telephone: 05931 44-1380
C 380, I. OG
responsible for:

Data protection information

Landesbeauftragte für den Datenschutz Niedersachsen

Address: Prinzenstraße 5, 30159 Hannover
Telephone: +49 511 12045-00
Fax: +49 511 12045-99
Building Access:
elevator available : unknown
wheelchair-accessible : unknown

Source: Serviceportal Niedersachsen (Portalverbund des Bundes und der Länder)

Further Links

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