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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
Secondary schools

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

Bachelor's programme History

Course Details

In the major and minor subject of study History you will explore the history of world regions such as Europe, West Asia or North America. In an increasingly globalised world, you will orient yourself towards world regions and cultural areas. This orientation is combined with current cultural studies and social history perspectives in Erfurt to form a course of study that is unique in this form in Germany.

History in Detail

Structure of the study programme

The bachelor's degree course 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)

  • Mediation of basic knowledge and skills
  • Teaching of working techniques of historical science

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Variant of world history:
    • North American history
    • West Asian history
    • European history
  • Variant European History:
    • Ancient History
    • Medieval history
    • More recent history
    • Recent history



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 History 2012

Examinations regulations minor History 2012

Master Programmes


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

Enrol now for History!

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