University of Erfurt

Literary Studies: Texts.Symbols.Media: Master Program

Literaturwissenschaft an der Uni Erfurt
Master Literary Studies
Literaturwissenschaft an der Uni Erfurt

Degree Profile

  • Degree: Master of Arts (M. A.)
  • Begin of studies: winter and summer semester
  • Duration: 4 semesters (120 ECTS credits)
  • Faculty: Faculty of Philosophy
  • Accreditation: accredited by ACQUIN
  • Structure: consecutive and research-oriented
  • Tuition fees: none (only administrative charges)

Course Details

Plakat Literaturwissenschaft Texte. Zeichen. Medien

This master program is an interdisciplinary approach to literature in the context of other signifying practices and media. It is open to graduates of bachelor programs in the fields of literary, media, and cultural studies who are interested in the processes of the production, transformation, and disruption of meaning that appear or exist in literature and other formats and media. This master program offers literary theory, comparative, poetological, cultural, media studies, and knowledge history perspectives on European and American literatures and cultures.


Information on application deadlines, procedures, admission and enrolment can be found at:

Appplication Deadline: Applications are accepted from 1 April to 15 July or from 1 October to 15 January.



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