Romance studies considers Romance languages, literature and cultures. The focus in Spanish is on the Spanish-speaking world.
Romance studies covers research and teaching in the field of Romance languages, literature and cultures. The most important Romance languages, which all derive from Latin, include French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Romanian, Occitan, Catalan, Gaelic, Sardinian and Rhaeto-Romanic.
Occupational AreasGraduates of a Ibero-American Studies academic programme at the University of Heidelberg may pursue a career in the following fields:
- teaching (German secondary school - Gymnasium)
- training and consulting institutions
- universities and research institutes
- communications and translation
- and other fields in which knowledge of the Spanish language, literature and culture is of benefit.
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Programme StructureThe main research interests in linguistics are:
- language history, language change and language contact with relevance to Spanish
- synchronised and diachronic analyses of syntax, semantics and morphology
- variational linguistics
- historical sociolinguistics and pragmatics, discourse linguistics
- language standardisation and language criticism
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before , International
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies American Studies View 65 other Masters in Area & Cultural Studies in Germany
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Application for enrollment (available in the service portal )
- acceptance letter
- the originals of school certificates relevant for admission and, where applicable, university certificates
- 1 passport photo
International3000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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