Master of Arts in Art History

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
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

Immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of art history with our Master of Arts program. Designed to equip students with research-oriented knowledge and methodological autonomy, this program offers a comprehensive exploration of art history from the medieval period to contemporary art. Through a blend of theoretical learning and practical experiences, students develop analytical skills and gain insights into diverse art forms, genres, and historical contexts.


Our program allows students to specialize in their preferred art history period, whether it’s the Middle Ages, Renaissance to Early Modern, or Modern era. Additionally, students have the opportunity to complement their studies with fields such as History, Romance Studies, Archaeological Sciences, Comparative Literature, German Studies, or Museum Studies. This interdisciplinary approach enhances students’ understanding of art within broader cultural, historical, and social frameworks, preparing them for a variety of career paths in the arts and cultural sectors.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • Minimum of 60 ECTS credits for modules in art history, including basic knowledge, knowledge of art history periods, and practical art history knowledge
  • Research-oriented knowledge in art history
  • Methodological autonomy development
  • Specialization in preferred art history period
  • Complementary fields of study
  • Module in provenance research
  • Discussions on genre and media questions

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Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates are well-equipped to pursue rewarding careers in museums, galleries, academia, publishing, cultural institutions, and beyond. With a strong emphasis on research, analytical thinking, and practical skills, our alumni are prepared to excel in various roles within the arts and cultural sectors, contributing to the preservation, interpretation, and promotion of art and cultural heritage.

Visa Requirements:

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