In the subsidiary course of Romance Studies, you will be trained in French or Spanish and acquire basic knowledge of another Romance language.
The course of study comprises the following four areas:
Culture and regional studies
Our graduates are active in these professional fields:
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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.
In the first semester, students choose one of the two specializations: French or Spanish. Students who wish to study to become teachers must choose French.
Orientation Phase (First Year)
Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)
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.
At the University of Erfurt, you will study a major and a minor subject (two-subject bachelor) in the bachelor's program. You may have to observe combination rules.
The STUDIMAT supports you in combining the major with the minor subject. Try it out now!
A study stay of at least three months in a French- or Spanish-speaking country is strongly recommended, but at least a four-week language stay must be proven. The International Office is happy to assist in organizing the stay abroad.
Are you already familiar with the internationalisation programme of Erfurt Literary Studies?
The BA 6+1 programme offers Erfurt students of Literary Studies and Romance Studies the opportunity to think outside the box and get to know the university culture in another country.
more Infomation to the BA 6+1-Programm
Further internships for students with the professional goal of becoming teachers:
Teacher training takes place in the Bachelor-Master study system. The degree is equivalent to the 1st state examination. Following the Master's program, you will complete the preparatory service, which concludes with the 2nd state examination.
study teaching at the University of Erfurt
If you follow a master's degree course in teaching, you will acquire the teaching qualification for the subject French at the following schools:
Download Flyer "Studying to become a primary school teacher" (in German)
Download Flyer "Studying to become a secondary school teacher" (in German)
Download Flyer "Studying to become a teacher for for special needs pedagogy" (in German)
General information on the admission requirements (study without Abitur):
With the beginning of the studies:
These are determined by a compulsory placement test at the beginning of the winter semester. Students with less previous knowledge are offered intensive language courses.
Until the end of the course:
The Language Centre (Sprachenzentrum) offers around 140 language courses per semester in 16 modern and ancient (foreign) languages. It supports you in acquiring and deepening your language skills.
International applicants whose native language is not German must provide proof of sufficient German language skills (level B1) upon application.
Information on required German language skills and the German language test for university admission (DSH):
At present, no admission limitation (without numerus clausus) is expected.
Master programme Literary Studies
Master of Education Primary Schools
Master of Education Secondary Schools
Master of Education Special Needs Pedagogy
Numerous information and advisory services offer you the opportunity to see the study and living conditions in Erfurt for yourself at the open day. Get to know the green campus and the beautiful old town centre on guided tours. Information on the program: Open Day
The discovery days at the University of Erfurt mean experiencing "studying up close". Within a week (on as many days as you like) you can attend selected courses (lectures or seminars) and get a taste of campus life. Information and program: Discovery Days
Would you like to hold the study program flyer in your hands? Then request our free information material without obligation. In a few days you will receive mail directly to your home.
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The minor subject in Romance Studies is admission-free (without NC).
Application for the two-subject Bachelor's degree:
If you wish to combine Romance Studies with an admission-free program (without NC), you can enrol directly from May 1 to September 15.
Enrol now for Romance Studies!
If you wish to combine Romance Studies with an admissions-restricted program (with NC), please apply from May 1 to July 15 using the following link.
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