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Ancient Oriental Languages and Culturesfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Würzburg


  • July 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    July 2023 (EU), July 2023 (Non-EU)
    Please enquire

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

Ancient Oriental Studies


Assyrian Studies and Semitic Studies, Ancient Near East Philology

Target group

Ancient Orientalists


Single-subject course with 120 ECTS or a dual-subject course with 45-45-30 ECTS Information about combination rules in the dual-subject course can be found here:

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Admission to a Master's degree programme requires a Bachelor's academic degree or an equivalent degree (such as Diploma degree, State Examination). In addition, specific skills in areas relevant to the Master's must be demonstrated. The subject-specific regulations of the course of study explain the skills that are required and to what extent (ECTS credits): For information on the degree course and the admission requirements, see the information page of the department (admission website): Students must apply by the due date! Information regarding deadlines and procedures can be found here:

Lecture period
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024
  • 15.04.2024 - 19.07.2024

Application deadlines

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

    22.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    See web page on admissions

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    22.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    See web page on admissions

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

    22.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    See web page on admissions

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    22.05.2023 - 15.07.2023

    See web page on admissions

Languages of instruction

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