German Literaturefull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Frankfurt am Main


  • expired (Germans and inhabitants)

    August 2024 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
  • General Literary Studies
  • Comparative Literary Studies

German Literary Studies, Ancient German Literature, Modern German Literature, History, Theory and Aesthetics, Historicity of Texts, German-language literature from its beginnings to the present day, Literature, History of Literature, Literary and Cultural Theory, Text and Media Theory, Poetology and Aesthetics


Application deadline: 01.04. - 31.05 for the winter semester 01.12. - 15.01. for the summer semester

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements

-Bachelor's degree from Goethe-Universität in German Language and Literature as a major or minor or an equivalent degree from a German higher education institution in German Language and Literature, General and Comparative Literature or an equivalent course of study in Modern Languages or an equivalent course of study, or an equivalent international degree in the same or a related subject area. The examination committee decides on the recognition and comparability of qualifications.

Lecture period
  • 11.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)
  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    as per letter of acceptance

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

    01.06.2024 - 31.08.2024 (Universitywide deadline)

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants


Summer semester (2023)
Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

Expired (Universitywide deadline)

Languages of instruction

Main language


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