University of Innsbruck

Master’s Programme
Romance Studies

The Master’s Degree Programme in Romance Studies consists of three parts:

  • a deepening of language proficiency in one of the three languages offered (French, Italian, Spanish);
  • Romance studies beyond language acquisition, in particular linguistics, literature and culture studies, and
  • an elective module where students may pick courses offered in other Master’s degree programmes.
Master's Programme: Romance Studies

For the latter, electives at the Faculty of Language, Literature and Culture are of particular interest.

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

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Master of Arts (MA)

4 semesters/120 ECTS-Credits

Mode of Study


Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent, language certificates

Information on the curriculum

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The right degree for me?



  • deepen theoretical knowledge of one main Romance language and a minimum of one other Romance language
  • flexibility in course selections
  • learn to work independently on research topics for the Master’s thesis
  • study internationally
  • become part of a research project carried out at the Faculty
Post graduation

Post graduation

PhD/Doctoral Programmes

Continuing Education Programmes

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My career

My career

My career opportunities

  • pursue an academic career
  • work in adult education
  • employment in cultural institutions (theatres, publishing houses, museums, etc.)
  • work in the media and journalism
  • work in the tourism and hospitality and catering sectors (e.g. tourist guide, writing travel guide books or travel literature)
  • work in the diplomatic service
  • work in private businesses
  • work in enology and the wine-trade

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