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East European History ? Combined degree course History and Cultural Studies

full time

  • Master of Arts

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Gießen

    Location

  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    expired (EU), expired (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
History
Focus

Interdisciplinary module on Eastern Europe, Fundamentals of cultural history in Eastern Europe, Continuity and Change in Eastern Europe, Eastern European Languages

Target group

Students wishing to be given the opportunity to conduct research-based work on the history of Eastern Europe and/or to conduct comparative analysis of international history while also gaining the corresponding language skills from the Eastern European region. Graduates of the MA programme Eastern European History are qualified for the international research-focused cultural and humanities labour market (international cultural relations, museums, NGOs with a strong research focus) or take up junior research positions in universities.

Annotation

The subject can be studied as a major or minor. It is based on a BA in Eastern European History and offers a strongly research-oriented alternative to the career-oriented MA. 'Eastern European Studies'. The students can specialise in regional and / or epochal research related to their language skills and their prior knowledge (East Central Europe, Russian Empire and Soviet Union, Southeastern Europe incl. Ottoman Empire).

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

b.) Major subject The prerequisite for participation is the completion of a historical or historically oriented study program or field of study in which at least 55 CP were provided in modules of History, with at least one basic and one specialisation module dealing with a topic from before 1750 and a basic and a specialisation module must be dedicated to a topic from the period after 1750. For applicants who have completed inter-disciplinary courses of study, a review of whether adequate specialised competence has been achieved is conducted. Any knowledge lacking may be gained after commencing the course of study if necessary. b.) Minor subject Required for participation is a degree in a historical science or history-oriented study course or discipline, in which at least 55 CP were achieved in historical science modules; of these, at least 1 basic and 1 specialisation module are to be dedicated to the period before 1750 and 1 basic and 1 specialisation module to the period after 1750. For applicants who have completed inter-disciplinary courses of study, a review of whether adequate specialised competence has been achieved is conducted. Any knowledge lacking may be gained after commencing the course of study if necessary. Language requirements: Very good knowledge of one of the languages from Eastern Europe on offer at the JLU for the major subjects Eastern European History and Slavic Studies (at the moment: Russian, Polish, Czech, Croatian/Serbian) is a prerequisite. Details are available in the study guide for the Master's degree subject on the Internet site

Lecture period
  • 11.04.2022 - 15.07.2022
  • 17.10.2022 - 10.02.2023

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2022)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired

    Information: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/bewerbung For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    For advanced education masters, different deadlines will apply, see

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired

    as per letter of acceptance

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

Akademisches Auslandsamt

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB)

Graduate contact

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen Historische Institut Osteuropäische Geschichte
Address
Otto-Behaghel-Strasse 10 / Haus G
35394
Gießen
Email:
Hans-Juergen.Boemelburg@geschichte.uni-giessen.de

Prof. Dr. Hans-Jürgen Bömelburg