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Kulturwissenschaft (Master of Arts)

Varied and research-oriented: The Master’s degree program in Kulturwissenschaft builds on the Bachelor’s degree program but also addresses prospective students from neighboring specialized areas. Like the Bachelor’s degree program, the Master’s degree program in Kulturwissenschaft is interdisciplinary in design and enables targeted profile development with regard to content. Students can choose from four different areas of specialization that focus on different disciplines and professions (see program content).

The profile of this Master’s degree in Kulturwissenschaft is unique in Germany and is based on three fundamental cornerstones: innovative courses, an unusual variety of disciplines and an innovative concept of supervision similar to that of a graduate school.

The research-oriented Master’s degree program conveys academic and professional skills for a wide range of purposes and prepares students to study for further university qualifications (doctorate). Graduates seeking positions in business, cultural management, journalism, etc., instead of pursuing an academic career, can acquire a broad range of methodical skills to become competent in many different areas and therefore very appealing to employers.


Degree program content
  • General cultural studies
  • Concepts and research fields
Study location
  • Koblenz campus
Admission requirements
  • Successful completion of a Bachelor’s degree program in Kulturwissenschaft or a qualification considered as equivalent with a grade of at least 2.5
  • Knowledge of two foreign languages (one of them English) with proof thereof, usually sufficient is the German university entrance qualification
  • A letter of motivation (approx. 1 A4 page) containing a brief description of studies so far and clearly explaining why the candidate is applying for the Master’s degree program in Koblenz and describing the field in which he or she wishes to conduct the research project.
Admission restrictions
  • None
Start of the degree program
  • Winter semester only
Application deadline
  • July 15
Degree program duration
  • The standard period of study is 4 semesters
  • Master of Arts (M.A.)
  • Accredited by AQAS to Sept. 30, 2020
Academic advisor
  • Prof. Dr. Andreas Ackermann
Further information