Studentin vor dem Eifelturm in Paris
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
minor subject
Teaching language
German, French, Spanish
School subject
Teacher relevance
Primary schools, Secondary schools, Special schools, Vocational schools

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

Course Offerings

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:

  • Literary Studies
  • Linguistics
  • Language practice
  • Culture and regional studies

Romance Studies 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.

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)

  • Basics of the romanic cultures
  • Basics of Romance literary studies
  • Basics of Romance linguistics
  • Lengua y cultura or Langue et culture

Qualification Phase (Second/Third Year)

  • Language system and use of language
  • Theory and history of Romance literatures
  • Lengua, cultura y civilización or Langue, culture et civilisation


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 minor Romance Studies

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 Romance Studies

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