European Culture and History of Ideas Magister Artium (M.A.)

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

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey into the heart of European culture and the history of ideas with our Magister Artium (M.A.) program. Over two enriching years, you’ll delve deep into the historical, intellectual, and philosophical tapestry of Europe, exploring its scientific advancements, liberal-democratic values, and the intricate interplay between them. Our Euclid course offers a nuanced perspective, blending theoretical inquiry with practical application to equip you for the challenges of the modern world.


Immerse yourself in a dynamic academic environment where each semester opens new horizons. Our four-semester program, comprising 120 credit points, provides a flexible yet comprehensive framework for your academic pursuits. Through a curated selection of compulsory and elective subjects, you’ll explore diverse facets of European culture and history, from theoretical philosophy to cultural-historical case studies. Embracing the humanities tradition, we foster critical thinking and in-depth analysis, preparing you for the complexities of today’s global landscape.

Admission Requirements

  • Completed bachelor’s degree in European culture, history of ideas, or related field
  • Equivalent degree with a standard study period of at least three years or minimum of 180 ECTS points
  • Proficiency in philosophy and history equivalent to 100 credit points
  • Foreign nationals must demonstrate German language proficiency at level B1 or higher
  • Compulsory subject: Hermeutic (30 CP)
  • Elective subjects:
    1. Theoretical philosophy
    2. Practical philosophy
    3. Ideengeschichte Alteuropas 1
    4. Political history
    5. Cultural history of technology

Tuition fee per semester:

  • International: 1500 EUR
  • Domestic: No tuition fee

Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a world of opportunities as a graduate of our program. Alumni have ventured into various fields, from academia to public service, leveraging their expertise in European culture and history of ideas. Our rigorous curriculum equips you with analytical prowess, communication skills, and a deep understanding of societal dynamics, positioning you for success in a rapidly evolving job market.

Visa Requirements:

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