History and Cultural Studiesfull time

  • Master of Arts


  • 4 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Gießen


  • September 2024 (Germans and inhabitants)

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

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study
  • History
  • Cultural Studies
Target group

Graduates of humanities and cultural science degree courses who fulfil the respective subject-specific course requirements.


The multi-subject Master's programme is research-oriented. Various historical, philological and cultural studies subjects can be combined: Protestant and Catholic Theology, History, Eastern European History, Classical Archaeology, Greek and Latin Philology, Art History, Art Education, Musicology, Music Education and Philosophy. The subjects can be combined with the philological subjects German, English, Romance and Slavic Studies, as well as with sociology, political science and education.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Specific study and language requirements apply to the elective subjects. These are published in the university communications (MUG). If necessary, please contact the relevant faculty for further information. In any case, a predicate grade of 'good' or better is required. If a minor subject or study elements from a different Master's degree course are selected as part of the Master's in History and Civilisation Sciences, the study requirements from the origin course of these subjects apply. Information: http://www.uni-giessen.de/mug/7/findex36.html

Lecture period
  • 15.04.2024 - 19.07.2024
  • 14.10.2024 - 14.02.2025

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2024/2025)

Languages of instruction

Main language


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