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African Languages and Cultures

University of Hamburg

M.A. On Campus
24 months
Duration
Free
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Tuition fee
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About

The African Languages and Cultures program from University of Hamburg  is a research-oriented program with a strong connection to applied issues focusing on theories and methods in linguistics of African languages, language in African cultures and Ethiopian Studies.

Overview

Graduates of the African Languages and Cultures program from University of Hamburg are well prepared for a position in research, education and consulting. 

Key facts:

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.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:

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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

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

English requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • No tuition fee but a semester contribution of €328

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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