Studentin der Germanistik im Seminarraum, Universität Erfurt
Bachelor programme

Degree profile

Begin of study
winter semester
6 semester
Academic degree
Bachelor of Arts (B. A.)
full time and part time
Faculty of Philosophy
Tuition fee
semester contribution only
Admission restriction
no restricted admission
Dual-subject Bachelor
major and minor subject
Teaching language
School subject
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Special schools, Vocational schools

The degree programme "German Studies" is being phased out. Students who apply now will be enrolled in the new degree programme "German Studies 2021".

Bachelor's programme German Studies

Course Details

In the major and minor subject of study German Studies, you will examine the German language and German-language literature with scientific methods.

German Studies in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree programme at the University of Erfurt comprises a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor's degree) as well as the fundamental course of study. It aims to impart specialist content and occupational field orientation as well as interdisciplinary skills. The standard period of study is six semesters.

Orientation Phase (First Year)

  • German language and literature studies
  • linguistic levels of description and the foundations of literary studies

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Theories and methods of linguistics
  • History of language and literature
  • Text analysis   
  • Literary theory
  • German as a foreign language/second language


The major and minor subjects differ in terms of the content and scope of the course. In the major subject a Bachelor thesis is written.

Examinations regulations major German Studies

Examinations regulations minor German Studies

Master Programmes


It is no longer possible to apply for this degree programme. However, you can apply for the new Bachelor's programme:

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