Graduates of the African Languages and Cultures program from University of Hamburg are well prepared for a position in research, education and consulting.
By extending language skills in Swahili, Hausa or Amharic, or learning a further African language, you will extend as well your comprehension from local ‘doing things with words’ to traditional knowledge and philological methods in order to develop your own capacity of working autonomously with primary sources of language data, oral and written history, literatures, cultures, and religions in their.
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The study programme envisages an obligatory thematic concentration on the following studyprofiles:
- Applied African Linguistics: Language Education and Language Planning
- Linguistic Analysis and Language Documentation
- Ethiopian Studies
- Language in Culture
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- A bachelor's degree from a German or recognized foreign university in a major subject from African or Semitic studies or related fields.
- Proficiency in English
- Further requirements in certain African languages depending on the selected profile.
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
- No tuition fee but a semester contribution of €328
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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