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Iranian and Persianate Studies

University of Göttingen

24 months
768 EUR/year
768 EUR/year
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In Iranian and Persianate Studies from University of Göttingen students are to acquire in-depth knowledge about the application of current scientific methods and theories to research in the cultures, history, literatures and religions of Iranian peoples. 


At Iranian and Persianate Studies from University of Göttingen main emphasis lies on the acquisition of methodological skills and their application to actual research questions. Courses about religious traditions of Iranian peoples, their views of history and historiographical writings are offered just as regularly as courses about cultural traditions, media and communication in Iranian societies.  


Depending on the choice of individual fields of specialisation and completion of specialist specific internships and studies abroad, the degree programme can prepare students for a variety of occupations through the acquisition of methodological, regional social and cultural competencies, and language skills. Graduates of Iranian Studies can, for example, qualify for consulting public authorities and organisations concerning migration issues or intercultural topics. But they can also take up employment in the areas of journalism, the publishing industry, development cooperation, or in tourism, cultural institutions and museums, or in private or public research institutions.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Islamic religion and history, 
  • Gender roles in Iranian literature and media 
  • Religious and ethnic minorities

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A successful online-application is the first step for your master studies.
  • Proof of language proficiency required for the degree programme
  • Statutory declaration (Eidesstattliche Versicherung)  

Tuition Fee

To alway see correct tuition fees
  • International

    768 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 384 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    768 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 384 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • 389 EUR for summer semester
  • The semester fees comprise administration fees, student body fees and a Studentenwerk fee.

Living costs for Göttingen

730 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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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