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In today's fast changing competitive environment it is vital for academic studies to be closely linked to the needs of the real world. The Faculty of Arts and Humanities tries to meet this challenge in a number of ways. First of all, it has designed 24 modern, international bachelor’s and master’s degrees, whose interdisciplinary structure makes them even more attractive for students wanting to approach the challenges of today’s globalized world from a broader perspective.
In addition, students can supplement their studies by specialising in one or more foreign languages chosen from the Language Centre’s wide range of subject-specific language offerings; the specialist knowledge conveyed in e.g. the University’s Language and Business or Language and Cultural Studies Programme makes graduates of the University valuable commodities on the job market.
The Arts and Humanities Faculty is part of a wide network of international partnerships with more than 190 leading universities throughout the world. However, for students looking for international experience in a job context rather than through study abroad, the University also maintains partnerships with companies in Germany and abroad.
The Faculty offers degree programmes that prepare students specifically for the challenges they will face on the job, qualifying them for jobs in industry, commerce, schools and media as well as in national and international organisations or science.
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The M.A. Development Studies enables students to develop the advanced knowledge, analytical skills, and conceptual frameworks required to understand and navigate the complexities of economic and social development. Read more
This cross-disciplinary master's programme, which combines elements of the humanities and social science, offers you the chance to consolidate and expand the knowledge and competencies gained in your undergraduate studies in a social or cultural discipline, lending it a (greater) European dimension. Read more
Uniquely in Germany, the accredited M.A. Geography. Culture, Environment and Tourism programme allows you to combine regional studies and tourism research and to specialise in one of five cultural areas, for which you will learn the corresponding foreign language. Read more
Are you keen to give your studies an international orientation and do business, languages and culture fascinate you? This degree programme is both interdisciplinary and international, giving you the chance to acquaint yourself with business and economics, combined with two foreign languages and a cultural studies focus in a cultural region related to one of your chosen languages. Read more
The Master's programme in Media and Communication combines practical journalism and communication theory, giving you the ideal preparation for your future career, be it in academia or in journalism. Read more
The Master of Arts programme in North and Latin American Studies combines North American and Latin American Studies into a single and unique syllabus which draws from a variety of academic disciplines and gives its students profound insight into the two Americas as distinct entities, as well as their global ties and relations. Read more
The M.Ed. Teaching and Learning Processes provides you with the access requirements for the First State Examination for teachers, which qualifies you to teach at state-run schools in Germany and opens up a large number of non-school career paths. Read more