University of Innsbruck

Master’s Programme
German Philology

The students of this Masters’s degree programme acquire in-depth theoretical and methodological knowledge in the field of German philology and may focus on specific areas in this field of study. They are able to develop and follow innovative theoretical concepts and research approaches by applying their comprehensive specialised knowledge.

Master's Programme: German Philology

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


Master of Arts (MA)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

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Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent, language certificates

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  • acquire in-depth knowledge about German philology
  • develop critical awareness of topics in this field
  • develop problem solving competencies in communication
  • research and develop research approaches in German language and literature
  • become proficient in applying academic standards
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  • work in bookselling and libraries
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  • enrol in a PhD programme

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