The Master's programme in Literary Studies enables an interdisciplinary study of literature in the context of other sign practices and media. It is aimed at graduates of bachelor's programmes in literary studies as well as media and cultural studies with a focus on literary studies and an interest in processes of production, change and disturbance of meaning that are emerging or taking place in literature and other forms of representation and media.
Career changers from media and cultural studies and philosophy are also welcome.
Why Literary Studies in Erfurt?
Job & Career Perspectives
Our graduates work in the following professional fields:
- in science and in activities at universities and other research institutions
- in publishing
- in cultural work
- in journalism
- in public relations
- in advertising
The recommended application period for the Master's programme Literary Studies: Texts.Signs.Media is from 1 January to 15 July for the winter semester and for the summer semester from 1 November to 15 January. *) **)
*) If your application is received by 15 July or 15 January, the University of Erfurt will endeavour to inform you of the admission decision promptly after reviewing your application. By accepting the place, you can enrol immediately.
**) If we do not receive your application until after the recommended deadline of 15 September or 15 March at the latest, we cannot guarantee that your application will be processed promptly; the last time decisions on admission are made is in the week before the start of lectures.
Information about application deadlines and modalities, admission, enrolment:
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