Bachelor of Arts Comparative Literature

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




About this Study Course

Embark on a journey through the rich tapestry of world literature with our Bachelor of Arts in Comparative Literature. Delve into the dynamic interplay between cultures, languages, and artistic forms as you explore literature’s transnational and cross-media relationships. Our program goes beyond traditional literary criticism, offering a holistic perspective on the global literary landscape.


In our program, you’ll investigate captivating questions such as the intersection of literature with painting, film, and music. Experience firsthand how poetry intertwines with dance and performance, and explore the transformative impact of electronic media on the literary world. With intermediality emerging as a key focus area, you’ll be at the forefront of innovative literary studies.

As you embark on this academic journey, you’ll have the opportunity to combine your studies with a second subject, opening doors to diverse career paths. Whether you’re passionate about education, the book industry, media, culture, or administration, our program equips you with the skills and knowledge to thrive in a variety of fields. From teaching to research to international relations, the possibilities are endless.

Admission Requirements

  • University entrance qualification (e.g., Abitur)
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Introduction to Comparative Literature
  • Literary Theory and Criticism
  • World Literature Surveys
  • Interdisciplinary Studies in Literature
  • Comparative Cultural Studies
  • Research Methods in Comparative Literature
  • Electives: Choose from a wide range of courses to tailor your academic journey

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Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates have found success in various industries, from academia to the cultural sector to international relations. Alumni have pursued diverse roles such as university professors, research analysts, cultural program coordinators, and literary translators. With a strong foundation in comparative literature, our students are well-equipped to navigate the complexities of the global job market.

Visa Requirements:

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