Master of Arts German and 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

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available



English, German

About this Study Course

In the dynamic realm of German and Comparative Literature, our master’s program offers a transformative journey where students delve into the rich tapestry of literary traditions while exploring the evolving landscape of cultural studies. At the intersection of tradition and innovation, students are immersed in a vibrant academic environment that fosters critical thinking, creativity, and global perspectives.


Embark on a dual-content adventure through the corridors of literary excellence with our Master of Arts in German and Comparative Literature. This bi-national odyssey takes students on a scholarly pilgrimage, seamlessly blending theoretical insights with practical immersion experiences across two prestigious institutions: the University of Bonn and our esteemed partner in St. Andrews. As pioneers in transnational literary exploration, graduates emerge equipped with a German-Scottish double Master of Arts/Master of Letters degree, unlocking a myriad of professional pathways both domestically and abroad.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • Proficiency in German (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1) and English (CEFR level C1)
  • Knowledge of one additional language (CEFR level B2)
  • Minimum grade of 2.5 or local equivalent
  • Modules worth at least 60 ECTS credits in Comparative Literature, German Studies, or related fields, including specific modules such as Introduction to Comparative Text Analysis, Literary Foreign Language Proficiency, and History of Modern European Literature.
  • Course 1: Comparative Text Analysis
  • Course 2: Literary Foreign Language Proficiency
  • Course 3: History of Modern European Literature

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Future Career Outcomes

Empowered by our program, our alumni have embarked on illustrious journeys across diverse industries, from academia to media, showcasing the adaptability and relevance of their skills in the ever-evolving job market. With a firm foundation in critical analysis, cultural awareness, and linguistic proficiency, our graduates are well-equipped to thrive in the competitive landscape of the 21st century.

Visa Requirements:

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