Master of Arts German-Italian Studies

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



German, Italian

About this Study Course

Embark on an enriching journey of cultural exploration and academic excellence with the Master of Arts in German-Italian Studies. This international program, offered jointly by the Universities of Bonn and Florence (Università degli Studi di Firenze), builds upon the esteemed legacy of its predecessor, the international bachelor’s degree program of the same name. At its core, this research-oriented master’s degree delves deep into the intricate tapestry of German and Italian cultures, intertwining linguistic nuances, literary treasures, and socio-political landscapes.


Immerse yourself in a bi-national cultural odyssey, where the vibrant histories of Germany and Italy converge to shape a unique academic experience. Through a multidisciplinary approach encompassing linguistics, literature, cultural studies, and media analysis, students unravel the rich tapestry of both nations, from their storied pasts to contemporary realities. Beyond the confines of traditional academia, this program fosters critical thinking and interdisciplinary exploration, equipping graduates with the agility to navigate an ever-evolving global landscape.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1, as per DSH exam regulations)
  • Italian language proficiency (CEFR level C1)
  • Specific modules: German studies modules (30 ECTS credits) | Italian studies modules (30 ECTS credits)
  • German Studies Modules (30 ECTS credits)
  • Italian Studies Modules (30 ECTS credits)
  • Political Science/Sociology or Art History Modules
  • At least one semester of study at the Università degli Studi di Firenze

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Future Career Outcomes

Unlock a myriad of opportunities as a graduate of the Master of Arts in German-Italian Studies. Alumni of this esteemed program have flourished in diverse professional spheres, from cultural diplomacy to media production, academia to international business. By honing analytical acumen, intercultural competency, and linguistic proficiency, graduates are primed to make meaningful contributions in an interconnected world, shaping narratives, fostering understanding, and forging bridges across borders.

Visa Requirements:

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