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Transcultural Studies. Literature and Language Contact Within the Francophone Area

Heidelberg University

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
3000 EUR/year
Free
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About

The degree programme in Transcultural Studies. Literature and Language Contact Within the Francophone Area at the University of Heidelberg consider Romance languages, literature and cultures. 

Overview

The degree programme  in Transcultural Studies. Literature and Language Contact Within the Francophone Area at the University of Heidelberg entails analysis of the literary, linguistic and cultural phenomena which have arisen as a result of contact across territorial, ethnic, political and religious boundaries within the francophone linguistic and cultural area. 

The degree course therefore focuses on variants of French language and culture, as well as literary traditions. The degree programme takes an integral perspective to consider the entirety of the world’s francophone territories; from France to francophone parts of Africa, to Québec. During the course of study, an emphasis is placed on literary, cultural and linguistic expressions of francophone culture and transcultural studies which have arisen as a result of transcultural contact phenomena within the francophone area. 

Occupational Areas

Graduates of a degree programme in French may pursue a career in the following fields:  
  • teaching (German secondary school - Gymnasium) 
  • training and consulting institutions 
  • universities and research institutes 
  • media 
  • communications and translation 
  • publishing 
  • tourism 

Programme Structure

Literary studies are anthropological, poetical and comparative in their approach. Primary research interests include: 
  • theatre in the Classical period and the Enlightenment 
  • Realism and Naturalism in narrative prose 
  • Modern poetry 
  • Rousseau and the French Enlightenment 
  • poetry in the nineteenth century. 
  • Gustave Flaubert 
  • Georges Bataille 
  • Maurice Blanchot 
  • literary theory 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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Transcultural Studies. Literature and Language Contact Within the Francophone Area
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Heidelberg University

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