The History and Culture of the Baltic Sea Region programme of the University of Greifswald consists of interdisciplinary seminars and lectures that train students for various fields of activity, e.g. cultural exchange or working for companies and NGOs in the Baltic Sea region. The focus of the programme lies on the humanities, especially on history, cultural studies, literature and linguistics.
- The first part of the programme consists of an introduction to cultural studies as well as to current interdisciplinary research on the Baltic Sea region.
- The second part of the programme consists of language courses. Students can choose from a wide range of languages of the Baltic Sea region, including German (for students who have no command of German or who want to improve their skills in German as a foreign language), Danish, Norwegian, Swedish, Finnish, Russian, Polish, Estonian, Lithuanian and Latvian. Courses are offered from beginner to advanced levels (A1 to C1).
- The third part of the programme is made up of lectures and seminars on the history as well as on languages and literatures of the Baltic Sea region from a comparative perspective.
- 24 months
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- A BA degree or equivalent academic qualification (successfully finished three-year full-time study programme) and have sufficient proficiency in English.
- As the focus of the course programme is on history and cultural studies (including languages and literatures), we invite applicants from these fields of study. However, application is also possible for students from other disciplinary backgrounds.
- Knowledge of English (B2 level, testified by certificates such as FCE, TOEFL (CBT) 213, TOEFL (IBT) 80, TOEFL (PBT) 550, TOEIC 785, IELTS 6.0 or at least seven years of classes in English as a foreign language at school) is a necessary requirement.
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- A Semester Fee of € 89,50 (or € 112.00 for freshers) must be paid every semester
Living costs for Greifswald
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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