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History. Sources and Interpretation

full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Stuttgart


  • July 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    July 2023 (EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • Ancient History
  • Mediaeval History
  • Early Modern History

Research orientation, Reflection on Current Research Problems, Modules structured to cover several epochs and focus on a theme, Engagement with different interpretation and explanatory models in historical contexts, Communication of methodically tested knowledge of historical developments from ancient times to the present, Dealing with Primary Sources in the Original Language Independently and Critically (including Latin)

Target group

Graduates with a degree in a Bachelor's course of at least six semesters (or equivalent degree) with History as a major or minor subject or in a course with related content.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Knowledge of Latin is required (or Latinum examination). The detailed admissions requirements selection criteria can be found in the admission regulations: www.uni-stuttgart.de/studium/bewerbung/master/zulassung

Lecture period
  • 11.04.2023 - 22.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 10.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union


    For all information for international students, visit www.uni-stuttgart.de/studium/bewerbung/international-degree/

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    15.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    15.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

Tuition fee

The state of Baden-Württemberg charges tuition fees for a second degree (EUR 650/semester) and for students from non-European countries (EUR 1,500/semester). For information about tuition fees, please refer to our website.

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

Dezernat Internationales

Student advisory service

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