University of Bayreuth

African Verbal and Visual Arts: Languages, Literatures, Media and Art

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies, Art Studies, Art Pedagogy
M.A.
Degree
English
English only & German language course
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul/01 Oct
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in African linguistics, African literature, media in Africa, curational studies, or a related discipline.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

Grade point average of 2.5 or better (according to the German grading scale).

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
languageGerman
CERF German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
The knowledge of German (level A1) can also be obtained during the first year of studying in Bayreuth.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester: April 01 (German)April 01 (EU)April 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


  1. Curriculum vitae.
  2. Enter the favoured field of specialization (Afr. Linguistics/Afr. Literatures/Arts, Curational St. & Media in Africa/Swahili Studies/Multidiscipl. Studies).
  3. Grade conversion using the Bavarian Formula.
  4. Language certificate of English and German (see language requirements).
  5. Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades, in original language + certified translation in German or English.
  6. Transcript of records including subjects and grades - at least 150 ECTS points with a final grade corresponding to "2,5" or better on the German grading system, in original language + certified translation in German or English.
  7. Written presentation of course-specific competencies in a motivation letter.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website