Master of Arts Comparative Literature

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

Embark on an enriching exploration of literature’s global dimensions with our Master of Arts in Comparative Literature. This program goes beyond traditional literary analysis to delve into the intricate interplay between cultures, languages, and artistic forms. As the world becomes increasingly interconnected, the need for cross-disciplinary perspectives in understanding literature has never been more vital.


Our master’s degree in Comparative Literature offers a comprehensive journey through both historical-philological insights and innovative fields of study in cultural and media studies. Delve into the evolution of themes, problems, and genres while gaining invaluable insights into the processes of cultural and media globalization. With a focus on building solid theoretical foundations, students have the flexibility to tailor their academic journey according to their interests, whether through language studies, international experiences, or methodological focus.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1)
  • English language proficiency (CEFR level B2)
  • Minimum grade of 3.0 or local equivalent
  • Minimum of 60 ECTS credits for modules in comparative literature
  • Historical-Philological Insights
  • Traditional and Innovative Studies in Cultural and Media Studies
  • Comparative Arts Exploration
  • Language Studies and International Experiences
  • Methodological Focus Development
  • Electives: Tailor your academic journey according to your interests and career goals

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Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates emerge as versatile professionals equipped to thrive in a variety of fields. From academia to the cultural sector to international relations, alumni have pursued diverse roles such as university professors, cultural program coordinators, and research analysts. With a strong emphasis on skill development and adaptability, our program prepares students to navigate the evolving landscape of the global job market.

Visa Requirements:

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