Text and Cultural Semioticsfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Passau


  • January 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

    January 2024 (EU), January 2024 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
  • Art History
  • Comparative Literary Studies
  • Comparative Linguistics

German Studies, English Language and Literature, Romance Languages and Literature, Slavonic Studies, History of Art, Media Philology, Communication Sciences, Computer Science, Media Studies, Intercultural Communication

Target group

Graduates of a degree course in Linguistics, Literature, Art or Media Studies with an above-average grade


Numerous options and combinations available: - Specialisation in a language (German Language and Literature, Romance Studies, English Language and Literature, Slavic Studies) - A single literary or linguistic specialisation (e.g. Comparative Literary Studies) - Specialisation in Visual Studies/Media Semiotics

Admission modus

selection by the HEI

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

- Proof of an above-average degree at a national or international university based on a course of at least three years in Linguistics, Literature, Art or Media Semiotics or an equivalent degree with a final grade of at least 2.0 or among the 35% best students in the graduation year - Proof of adequate command of German if applicants are not native speakers of German

Lecture period
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024
  • 15.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

Summer semester (2024)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.11.2023 - 15.01.2024

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    15.01.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    01.11.2023 - 15.01.2024

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

    01.11.2023 - 15.01.2024

    via www.uni-assist.de Exceptions: MSc Artificial Intelligence Engineering, M.Sc. Computer Science/Informatics and M.Sc. Computational Mathematics for Specific Countries

Winter semester (2023/2024)

Tuition fee

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages

English, French, Italian, Spanish, Russian, Polish, Czech

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