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Classic Archaeology - Combined degree course History and Cultural Studies

full time

  • Master of Arts

    Master
    Degree

  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Gießen

    Location

  • February 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    February 2023 (EU), February 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

graduate

Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
Archaeology
Focus

Museum Studies, Exhibiting and Collecting, Visual Media of Antiquity, Material Culture of Antiquity, New Discoveries and Research

Target group

Graduates of relevant BA degree courses are offered a research-oriented further qualification. The subject provides in-depth knowledge of the material culture of Greek and Roman antiquity and offers problem-oriented access to the scientific methodology and the central working fields of the subject. At the same time current research discussions in the subject are reflected, also with regard to image science and theoretical media aspects. Furthermore, the students further extend their competence in scientifically dealing with visual media and the material culture of antiquity.

Annotation

The multi-subject degree programme has the profile of a research-oriented Master's. It offers the framework for the combination of different History, Philology and Cultural Studies-oriented subjects. The individual subjects can be combined with Philology subjects as well as with the subjects of Sociology, Political Science and Education.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

a.) Major subject Prerequisite is a degree in B.A. major subject Classical Archaeology in the B.A course History and Cultural Studies (GuK) in Ancient Cultures, or in the Bachelor's courses in which Classical Archaeology has been studied with at least 50 credit points. a.) Minor subject Prerequisite is the completion of Classical Archaeology at least as the first B.A. minor subject in the History and Cultural Studies study course, in the B.A. Ancient Cultures or in the Bachelor study courses with Classical Archaeology as study component of at least 40 CP. If there is any doubt regarding the relevance of the competences acquired in the BA, the examination committee shall decide in such cases. An oral examination may be required. Exceptions may be approved pending an oral examination by the Examination Board. Should a student be unable to prove the full amount of credit points that is set as a course requirement (e.g. if a minor subject with 30 credit points was studied in the BA), the Examination Board may allow the student to obtain these course requirements by attending BA modules in the required amount in addition to the Master's degree course, upon application by the student. Individual lectures or modules may be approved for students with topically and methodologically related degree courses, such as the MA in 'Religious Communication', without having to fulfil the above-mentioned course requirements. Language requirements: a.) Main subject: Latinum or Graecum in accordance with the course requirements of the Bachelor's degree in History and Cultural Studies b.) Minor subject: Latin and/or Greek knowledge is strongly recommended in accordance with the course requirements of the Bachelor's degree in History and Cultural Studies. Main and minor subject: Knowledge of at least two modern foreign languages in accordance with the regulations on second language knowledge in the course requirements of the Bachelor's degree in History and Cultural Studies. Proof should be provided before commencing studies, at the latest before the end of the 2nd semester. The regulations for these language requirements are available for downloading in the current version: www.uni-giessen.de/studium/sprachvoraussetzungen Certain modules or courses from modules of Classical Archeology can be visited by students from thematically and methodically adjacent study programs, such as the MA RMK, upon request, without the above language prerequisites. For more information:

Lecture period
  • 17.10.2022 - 10.02.2023
  • 11.04.2023 - 14.07.2023

Application deadlines

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

Summer semester (2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.12.2022 - 28.02.2023

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

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.12.2022 - 28.02.2023

    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

    01.12.2022 - 28.02.2023

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

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.12.2022 - 28.02.2023

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

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

Akademisches Auslandsamt

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung (ZSB)

Graduate contact

Justus-Liebig-Universität Gießen Institut für Altertumswissenschaften Klassische Archäologie
Address
Otto-Behaghel-Str. 10 D
35394
Gießen
Email:
Norbert.Eschbach@archaeologie.uni-giessen.de

Apl. Prof. Dr. Norbert Eschbach