Master of Arts Archaeological Sciences

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

Duration

24 Months

Scholarship Available

Yes

Language

German

About this Study Course

Embark on a captivating journey through time and civilizations with our Master of Arts in Archaeological Sciences program. Offering four distinct specialties—Classical Archaeology, Christian Archaeology, Pre- and Early Historic Archaeology, and Egyptology—students delve deep into the mysteries of the past through immersive learning experiences and research-oriented methodologies.

From uncovering ancient artifacts to exploring historical sites, students engage with hands-on practical elements that enrich their understanding of archaeological principles. In addition to their primary specialty, students have the flexibility to select a secondary archaeological focus, tailoring their studies to align with their academic and professional interests.

Overview

Our Master of Arts in Archaeological Sciences program empowers students to chart their own academic journey, blending courses from diverse specialties to create a customized learning experience. By combining disciplines such as Islamic Archaeology, Anthropology of the Americas, Ancient History, Medieval History, Art History, and Museum Studies, students gain a holistic understanding of human civilization and cultural heritage.

Through interdisciplinary approaches and methodological training, students develop essential analytical and research skills, preparing them for careers in historic preservation, museum curation, tourism, academia, journalism, and more. Our program fosters critical thinking and equips students to contribute meaningfully to expert discussions in their field.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree (German or non-German) in archaeologies or a related discipline
  • German language proficiency (DSH level 2, CEFR level C1, as per DSH exam. regulations)
  • Other language skills (depending on specialty, see examination regulations)
  • Minimum grade of 3.0 or local equivalent
  • Specific modules with a certain amount of ECTS credits (depending on specialty, see examination regulations)
  • Classical Archaeology
  • Christian Archaeology
  • Pre- and Early Historic Archaeology
  • Egyptology
  • Islamic Archaeology
  • Anthropology of the Americas
  • Ancient History
  • Medieval History
  • Art History
  • Museum Studies

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Future Career Outcomes

Our graduates emerge as leaders in the field of archaeology, equipped with the skills and knowledge to thrive in diverse professional settings. Alumni have pursued successful careers in historic preservation authorities, museums, tourism agencies, academia, journalism, and beyond, leveraging their expertise to safeguard and promote cultural heritage worldwide.

Visa Requirements:

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