University of Innsbruck

Bachelor’s Programme
Comparative Literature

The Bachelor’s Degree Programme in Comparative Literature provides education in philological theory that goes beyond studying individual languages or cultures. The students learn about the relationships between language and culture as well as media and the literatures of the world. This subject of study is positioned at the intersection to other disciplines, for example film studies and ethnology.

Bachelor's Programme: Comparative Literature

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Please note: the language of instruction for this programme is German.


Bachelor of Arts (BA)

6 semesters/180 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Secondary school completion certificate or equivalent, language certificates

Supplemental Examination

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The right degree for me?



  • investigate what literature is
  • study how to analyse literature
  • study the relationship between literature and other art forms
  • study world literatures
  • study the relationship between literature and social practices
My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • work in international cultural and educational exchange
  • employment in publishing houses, journalism, archives and libraries
  • work in education policy making and public relations
  • work in cultural policy making, administration and cultural education
  • work in positions of organisation and administration in public and private institutions, organisations and businesses

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