German Studiespart time

  • Master of Arts


  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Essen


  • February 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    February 2024 (EU), expired (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

German Studies


A completed university degree is required\; Possibly further entrance requirements (see examination regulations, inquire at the faculty)\; A certificate of equivalence for the first degree must be obtained from the faculty and submitted at the time of enrolment\; Studying at more than 140 partner universities within the framework of ERASMUS possible\; Partner higher education institutions:

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Qualification for the degree in the Germanic Studies: On the dual-subject Master's programme at the Faculty of Humanities, knowledge of the language and culture is gained through the successful completion of the following subjects of the subject "German Studies: Literature, Language, Culture and Communication” in a dual-subject Bachelor's degree programme at the Universität Duisburg-Essen or in an equivalent or comparable degree course in English/American Studies or Linguistics (depending on the chosen specialisation for Master’s degree course in “German Language, Literature and Culture). The overall grade of the degree must generally be at least 2.5 or better. For more information, please see our detailed degree course description.

Lecture period
  • 09.10.2023 - 02.02.2024
  • 08.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.06.2023 - 02.02.2024

    enquire at the higher education institution; Online application only

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.06.2023 - 02.02.2024

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.06.2023 - 02.02.2024

    For exam credits from your previous studies, please note the following deadlines: Winter semester: 15.7. / Summer semester: 15:01.

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


Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


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