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The teaching programme of the Master's degree programme in German Studies comprises the areas of Modern German Literature, German Linguistics, Language and Literature of the Middle Ages as well as Didactics of German Language and Literature. An extensive optional area allows for the targeted formation of interests and an individual specialisation for students. In addition to the integration of practical-creative and interdisciplinary options within the Augsburg module plan, a one-semester stay abroad can be undertaken. This Master's programme is also suitable for those interested in the Gymnasium teaching programme.

 

job prospects:

  • publishing
  • journalism
  • public relations
  • education
  • communication
  • consulting
  • further education
  • science and research
Course of studies facts
name: German Language and Literature
graduation type: Master of Arts (M.A.)
study mode: full time
start of studies: winter semester, summer semester
standard period of study: 4 semester
restriction: unrestricted
german language knowledge (at least): C 2
hints: Admission requirements according to § 4 , 27of the exam regulations in the current consolidated form. Introductory events take place closely before the start of the lecture term: https://www.uni-aug…. Start of the lecture term: https://www.stmwk.b….
end of application summer semester: 01. March
end of application winter semester: 01. September

Application Documents

  1. Application for admission to the Master’s programme (you will receive this as PDF file after your online application)
  2. Bachelor’s degree certificate or comparable degree
    If you do not have the certificate, you must provide proof for your exam results in this programme, the number of currently accumulated credit points in your studies and the required number of credit points for achieving a degree in your study programme (Transcript of Records). 
  3. Proof of language skills on level B1 CEFR in one foreign language (in the case that language skills cannot be proven by your degree)
  4. Proof of Latin language skills  or one additional foreign language on the level B11 CEFR 
     

For points 2 to 4 copies are sufficient. The overview over your grades and calculation of your average grade must be attached in the original.

 

  1. Application for admission to the Master’s programme (you will receive this as PDF file after your online application)
  2. The Bachelor's degree certificate or equivalent degree must be provied as a certified copy or certified translation by a translator sworn in Germany if the originals are not written in German, English or French. (Please note: China, Vietnam and Mongolia only with original APS certificate).
    If the certificate is not available, proof of the exam results achieved in this degree programme, the number of credit points included in the calculation of the average grade, as well as the number of credit points required for the completion of the corresponding degree programme must be enclosed (Transcript of Records), which must also be available in a certified translation.
  3. Proof of language skills on level B1 CEFR in one foreign language (in the case that language skills cannot be proven by your degree or your mother tongue)
  4. Proof of Latin language skills  or one additional foreign language on the level B11 CEFR 
  5. Proof of German language skills

Proof for points 3 to 5 must be attached as certified copies and sworn translations if they are not available in German, English or French.

Application address

Universität Augsburg
Studentenkanzlei
Universitätsstr. 2
86159 Augsburg

 

 

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Contact student counselling

Akademischer Oberrat (LfbA)
Deutsche Sprache und Literatur des Mittelalters
Akademischer Oberrat
Deutsche Sprachwissenschaft
Prof. Dr. Klaus Wolf
Professor
Deutsche Literatur und Sprache in Bayern
Akademischer Direktor
Neuere Deutsche Literaturwissenschaft

Contact exam office

Carolin Klaus
Masterstudiengänge der Phil.-Hist. Fakultät
Referat I/7 Zentrales Prüfungsamt C
Katarina Sertic
Masterstudiengänge der Phil.-Hist. Fakultät
Referat I/7 Zentrales Prüfungsamt C

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