Bachelor of Arts German-French Studies

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Bachelor's degree


36 Months

Scholarship Available



french, German

About this Study Course

The Bachelor of Arts in German-French Studies (GFS)/Études franco-allemandes (EFA) is a unique binational double degree program designed to foster interculturality and European expertise while strengthening German-French relations. Through a comprehensive curriculum, students delve into French Studies and German Language and Literature in parallel, gaining profound insights into the cultures, literatures, and linguistics of both countries.

From the historical development of languages to their contemporary significance, students explore the rich tapestry of French and German cultural heritage. Additionally, they develop a nuanced understanding of cultural transfer between France and Germany, spanning historical epochs to the present day.


In this program, students not only deepen their practical French language skills but also explore comparative aspects between German and French cultures. Through a unique partnership with the University of Paris (Sorbonne Université), students embark on an enriching two-semester exchange abroad, immersing themselves in the academic and cultural landscapes of both countries.

The program offers a seamless educational experience, with harmonized contents ensuring a cohesive learning journey for all participants. Furthermore, students engage in an internship related to France, enhancing their professional competencies and cultural immersion.

Admission Requirements

  • University entrance qualification (e.g., Abitur)
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1, as per DSH exam regulations)
  • French Studies: Language and Culture
  • German Language and Literature: History and Analysis
  • Comparative Cultural Studies: German-French Perspectives
  • Intercultural Communication
  • Internship in a French-related Field
  • Bachelor Thesis Preparation Workshop
  • Study Abroad Semester at Sorbonne Université
  • Aptitude Test Preparation Seminar

For more information, please visit respective university web page link.

Future Career Outcomes

Graduates of the Bachelor of Arts in German-French Studies emerge with a diverse range of career opportunities, equipped with valuable skills and insights into cross-cultural dynamics. They find success in roles such as cultural managers, diplomats, journalists, translators, and educators, leveraging their deep understanding of German and French languages and cultures in various professional settings.

Visa Requirements:

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