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Modern History

full time

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    Bachelor
    Degree

  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Marburg

    Location

  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type

undergraduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
History
Focus

Learning independent literature research, electronic research, source study, preparation of academic papers, etc., Getting to know the epochal structures and characteristics of the history of the modern age from the year 1500 onwards, Familiarisation with the special features of the various sub-epochs and research fields, Acquisition of basic historical knowledge, Development of skills and abilities in dealing with different types of sources in the history of the modern age, Practising the historical skills of source criticism, interpretation and contextualisation

Annotation

Minor subject in the combination Bachelor's degree course - only possible in combination with a major subject Standard period of study: 6 or 8 semesters (depending on combination) The degree depends on the major subject chosen. Further information on the structure of the combination Bachelor's degree course can be found here: In the minor subject sub-course "History of the Modern Age" you will acquire the ability to explain and discuss central structures and processes of modern history. In addition, by working with primary sources of various kinds (textual sources, oral history, image sources, digital sources) you will have the skills to approach sources critically and to develop a more selective point of view. You will develop a historical awareness and can historically locate current issues across disciplines. Due to the multi-faceted nature of working in the field of history, you will acquire skills that can also be used outside of your degree course. An integral part of the degree course is the MarSkills programme, in which you acquire attractive and future-oriented key skills (see ).

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

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 (Universitywide deadline)

    Not applicable

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

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

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    Enquire at the university

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

    Expired

    The application deadlines for study programmes at the Philipps-Universität Marburg can be found on our university homepage under the following link: www.uni-marburg.de/de/studium/bewerbung/bewerbungsfristen

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    The application deadlines for study programmes at the Philipps-Universität Marburg can be found on our university homepage under the following link: www.uni-marburg.de/de/studium/bewerbung/bewerbungsfristen

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

    Expired

    The application deadlines for study programmes at the Philipps-Universität Marburg can be found on our university homepage under the following link: www.uni-marburg.de/de/studium/bewerbung/bewerbungsfristen

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired

    The application deadlines for study programmes at the Philipps-Universität Marburg can be found on our university homepage under the following link: www.uni-marburg.de/de/studium/bewerbung/bewerbungsfristen

Tuition fee

Fees

Currently, the German federal state of Hesse does not charge tuition fees.

Languages of instruction

Main language

German

International office

Referat für Internationalsierung und Wissenschaftliche Kooperationen / International Office

Student advisory service

Zentrale Allgemeine Studienberatung (ZAS)