M.A. On Campus

Literature - Culture - Media, German Literature

Lund University

24 months
10693 EUR/year
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The aim of the Literature - Culture - Media, German Literature programme from Lund University is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media.


The Literature - Culture - Media, German Literature programme from Lund University's students can choose between a specialisation in Children’s and Adolescent, English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish or Yiddish Literature, or Scandinavian Studies. 

There are theoretical courses, discussing aesthetic and cultural topics of a general nature, as well as courses focused on specific literary genres, themes or historical periods. Critical attention is also given to the many forms in which literature enters the media and the public arena in contemporary society. The final examination takes the form of a Master’s thesis.

Career prospects 

The programme serves as preparation either for further academic studies (i.e. a PhD) or for a professional career in the field of literature, culture and media.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Theory and Method
  • German Literature After the Wall
  • Post-World War II German Literature

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

You should apply between mid-October to 15 January for studies starting in the autumn semester


120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • BA in German Literature, including 90 credits in the subject. English 6/English Course B.
  • Based on Bachelor's degree essay (essay should be submitted with application, if the Bachelor's degree does not require a thesis this should be clearly stated and an equivalent writing sample should be submitted), grades of relevant courses, and letter of intent (submit with application), in that order. Additionally, interviews may be conducted.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    10693 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21387 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 220 000

Living costs for Lund

7428 - 11057 SEK /month
Living costs

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


The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.

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