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German studies

full time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Wuppertal


  • No information

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
German Studies

Literary Studies, Linguistics, Media Studies, Knowledge Transmission, Cross-Cultural Communication, Multilingualism

Target group

The German Language and Literature Master's course is primarily aimed at graduates of a combined dual Bachelor's degree course where one of the two subjects was German Language and Literature, and graduates of comparable courses with equivalent course components in German Literature and Language.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements

1. A Bachelor's degree which is no worse than 2.7 or for which the ECTS grade "B" was awarded in a course specialising in Literature or Linguistics or in Art or Media Studies with Literature and Linguistics components (each amounting to at least 40 CP)\; 2. Latinum (Latin language examination)\; 3. An admission test consisting of an interview based on the written application. As a rule, language skills are to be proved by means of school reports for three school years or otherwise using a translation exercise (30 minutes, 15 lines of source language text).

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2020/2021)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    The application deadlines can be found on the website.

  • 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)

    The application deadlines can be found on the website.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired (Universitywide deadline)

    The application deadlines can be found on the website.

Languages of instruction

Main language


International office

International Center

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung

Graduate contact

Fachbereich A - Germanistik - Bergische Universität Wuppertal
Gaußstraße 20
0202 / 439-2144
0202 / 439-3256

Dekan des Fachbereichs A