Leipzig University

African Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Sep/31 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
Uni-Assist
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree.

Proof of at least 30 ECTS credits from Africa-related courses or equivalent knowledge (e.g. internships in Africa or Africa-related organizations).

Language Requirements


The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
It is also required knowledge of a second language, such as French or another official language of the African Union (Arab, Portuguese, Spanish, Swahili) for written and oral communication (level B1 according to UNIcert®).

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester: May 02 (German)May 02 (EU)May 02 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
Uni-Assist
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents


The following documents are required as part of the application:

  1. A letter of motivation in which you explain why you are interested in our master's program.
  2. A copy of your first degree, including official certificates and transcripts of all previous university studies.
  3. The transcripts must include 30 ECTS in African studies modules; equivalences (e.g. internships in Africa) may be accepted.
  4. Knowledge of English and another language (see language requirements).
  5. A curriculum vitae in English, a photocopy of passport or ID and an e-mail contact address.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website