Master of Arts Slavery Studies

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

Programme Type

Master's degree


12 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

Embark on a transformative journey of exploration and scholarship with our Master of Arts in Slavery Studies. Delve into the complexities of historical and contemporary enslavement practices across diverse cultures and epochs. Our one-year research-oriented program offers a dynamic interdisciplinary approach, inviting you to uncover the intricacies of slavery and slavery-like phenomena worldwide.


As part of the Bonn Center for Dependency and Slavery Studies and the esteemed Cluster of Excellence “Beyond Slavery and Freedom,” our program stands at the forefront of cutting-edge research. Engage with the innovative concept of “strong asymmetrical dependency” in an enriching interdisciplinary and international environment. Be inspired by a community of scholars pushing the boundaries of knowledge and understanding.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in a relevant discipline with at least 240 ECTS
  • English language proficiency (CEFR level C1)
  • Minimum grade of 2.5 or local equivalent
  • Introduction to Slavery Studies
  • Methodological Approaches in Research
  • Case Studies in Slavery and Dependency
  • Advanced Seminar: Contemporary Issues in Slavery Studies
  • Master’s Thesis

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Future Career Outcomes

Step into a world of boundless opportunities as a graduate of our program. Join the ranks of successful alumni who have made their mark in academia, policy-making, advocacy, and beyond. Equip yourself with the skills and insights needed to thrive in a rapidly evolving global landscape. Whether shaping public discourse or driving social change, your expertise in slavery studies will be in high demand.

Visa Requirements:

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