European Master in Classical Cultures

Curriculum (2010W)

As of winter semester 2020/2021 this programme is no longer open to new entrants.

Master of Arts (MA)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent and Language Certificates

Faculty of Philosophy and History

Level of qualification
Master (Second Cycle)
ISCED-11: Level 7, EQF/NQF: Level 7

0288 Inter-disciplinary Programmes involving Arts and Humanities

Study code
UC 066 700

* Information on the Curriculum (2010W)

The complete version of the curriculum reflects the currently valid version of the curriculum. It is for informational purposes only and is not legally binding. The legally binding version of the curriculum, including any amendments, may be found in the University of Innsbruck Bulletins.

In order to determine which version of the curriculum is applicable in your case, see the Catalogue of Studies
available at:
Section: Current Curriculum version.

    5.0 ECTS-Credits: Interdisciplinary Seminar
  20.0 ECTS-Credits: 1. Core area: Discipline 1
    5.0 ECTS-Credits: 1. Core area: Discipline 2 >continue second semester!


Relevant bachelor's degrees at the University of Innsbruck:

Criteria for the determination of equalence:

Contents will be updated shortly!

Recommended Course Sequence

The exemplary course sequence given below is recommended for full-time students beginning their study programme in the winter semester. The table shows one possible course sequence for the bachelor's programme and is not compulsory. Delays resulting from repeated examinations are not taken into account.

The standard duration of the study programme is 4 semesters or 120 ECTS-Credits, whereby according to the Universities Act of 2002, a workload of 1,500 (real) hours per academic year must be fulfilled, corresponding to 60 ECTS-Credits (one ECTS-Credit is equivalent to a workload of 25 hours).

>15.0 ECTS-Credits: Core area: Discipline 2
  15.0 ECTS-Credits: Supplementary subjects: Elective Module or Internship

  27.5 ECTS-Credits: Master’s Thesis
    2.5 ECTS-Credits: Master’s Thesis Defense

The grade distribution table is a statistical representation of the distribution of all successfully completed examinations in a given programme of study or subject (based on all registered students for the programme or subject). The grade distribution table is updated in regular intervals.

Austrian grading scheme Definition %-age
1EXCELLENT: Outstanding performance = 100%
2 GOOD: Generally good, but with some errors 33.3
3SATISFACTORY: Generally sound work with a number of substantial errors 66.7
4SUFFICIENT: Performance meets the minimum cirteria
5INSUFFICIENT: Substantial improvement necessary; requirement of further work

December 2020

Overall classification of the qualification

Not applicable
Explanation: An overall classification (mit Auszeichnung bestanden/pass with distinction, bestanden/pass, nicht bestanden/fail) – is awarded, in accordance with § 73 Para 3 UA, only for examinations that conclude a programme of study and consist of more than one subject (an examination of this type is not specified in the curriculum of this programme of study).

  10.0 ECTS-Credits: Core area: Discipline 3
  10.0 ECTS-Credits: Consolidation area: Language
  10.0 ECTS-Credits: Consolidation area: Methodology

Information about examination regulations, assessment and grading

Examination regulations

The examination regulation is an integral part of the curriculum, detailed information can be found under the paragraph examination regulations.

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