Welcome to Literary Studies


Literary studies at the University of Erfurt brings together research in various disciplines concerned with forms, media, and practices of representation. These disciplines include Comparative literature, German literature, American literature, English literature, and Romance and Slavic studies.

The degree programmes we offer include

  • literary studies as a major or minor field of study in the BA programme
  • literary studies as an MA
  • literary studies as a programme in further education

At the University of Erfurt, literary studies is a transdisciplinary field that combines the study of multiple European and American literatures in relation to each other. 


TZM-Colloquium: summer semester 2022
TZM-Colloquium: Events in the summer semester of 2022 You can find the program for the colloquium here.
New issue of LIT ERA TUR Here
A new definition of the F-word Here

In a seminar at the University of Erfurt, students explore the freedoms that festivals bring on the basis of photographs from the Friedenstein Foundation's collections. The seminar is part of the Studium Fundamentale and brings together students from…

The University of Erfurt is switching to a completely new database system for student administration in the summer semester of 2024.