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German as a Foreign and Second Language in a German-African Context (Stellenbosch, Africa)

Leipzig University

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Ending in a double degree, the binational master’s programme in German as a Foreign Language in a German-African Context at the Leipzig University is a consecutive master’s programme. It is a further professional-level degree programme and has a stronger focus on research.

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Overview

Programme details

The binational master’s degree programme in German as a Foreign Language in a German-African Context at the Leipzig University comprises compulsory content from the fields of cultural and literary studies, didactics/methodology, linguistics and applied linguistics.

The master’s programme also includes a mandatory internship of 150 to 250 hours for all students, which must be completed at one of the cooperating organisations or institutions.

The programme is intended to prepare you for academic-based professions and, taking into account the latest research findings and current developments, to equip you with the necessary specialist knowledge, skills and methods in such a way that you are able to conduct independent scholarly work, think for yourself and act responsibly. In particular, you will learn to critically assess, consider more carefully and apply basic theories and methods of the subject. You are given the opportunity to further develop skills for the independent formulation and handling of complex scientific questions, including in a comparative and interdisciplinary context, combined with a capacity for intercultural communication and for the application of techniques of scholarly work, including research, oral and written presentation.

A special emphasis is placed on imparting knowledge and skills that prepare students for work in the field of academic and cultural exchange between the German-speaking and African worlds.

Programme Structure

Modules are a combination of self-contained courses of limited duration with a certain methodological or subject-specific orientation. Depending on their workload, modules are worth a certain number of credits. They are concluded with a module examination, which consists of one or more individual examinations and on the basis of which credits are awarded. As a rule, a module comprises ten credits. There are two basic types of module:

  • Compulsory modules: all students are required to take these.
  • Compulsory elective modules: students can select modules from a thematically limited range.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

Partially taught in English, Partially taught in German

Credits

120 alternative credits

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

  • Academic degree or degree from a state or state-recognised university of cooperative education in the subjects German as a foreign language (bachelor’s, Magister Artium), German language and literature (bachelor’s, Magister Artium, 1st State Examination) or their international equivalents or related subjects;
  • receptive knowledge (reading comprehension) in English at B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
  • knowledge of German at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages;
  • students of partner universities who intend to complete a period of study at Leipzig University from a higher semester of study onwards, must prove their knowledge of German at C1 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages when commencing their studies at Leipzig University

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

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Living costs for Leipzig

720 - 1047 EUR /month
Living costs

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