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German Languages and Literatures
Master of Arts

Short description

Short description

Based on a previously acquired Bachelor of German Studies the Master of German Studies is geared towards consolidating and broadening subject-specific knowledge and methods. It comprises the traditional areas of German Studies (“German Linguistics”, “Modern German Literature”, “Medieval Studies”) as well as “Theory and History of Written and Spoken Communication” (consisting of linguistic mediation and literature mediation; verbal competence in speech, conversation, negotiation; written competence in the production of different kinds of texts; history and theory of writing).

Please note that the application for this master programme takes place in German language. All lectures as well as exams will be held in German.

For more information about the application process please visit our respective website.

Programme start:
Winter semester
Summer semester
Programme duration:
4 semesters
Language of instruction:
Application procedure:
Admission-free with aptitude assessment in the application portal
Closing date for applications:
Summer: 02.11.-01.06. / Winter: 02.05.-15.12.
Closing date for enrolment:
16/01/2024 - 05/04/2024
Closing date for re-registration:
16/01/2024 - 15/02/2024
Relevant documents:

Examination regulations

Module guide

Documents in German only.

Study programme contact:

Miriam Albracht, Philipp Ritzen

Room: 24.52.U1.26

Phone: +49 211 81-11315


Study programme/Department
SSC contact:

Student Services Center (SSC)
Building: 21.02 / SSC
Phone +49 211 81‐12345


For questions regarding the course of studies and for examination issues:

Student and Examination Administration
Contact Examination Administration

Student Services Center (SSC)

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