University of Bamberg

General Linguistics

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  02 Oct
Summer semester:  09 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent).

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Qualifications are deemed to be relevant if they demonstrate language skills of at least 30 ECTS points. Applicants who demonstrate skills in the field of linguistics with at least 12 but less than 30 ECTS points in their qualifying degree or in a supplementary voluntary additional course are admitted to the course with the condition that one or several modules in the scope of up to 18 ECTS points from the subject-related module offerings in the minor subject "General linguistics" must be demonstrated by the end of the second subject semester at the latest.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

An overall grade of at least "good" (2.5).

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester: May 15 (German)May 15 (EU)May 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester: November 15 (German)November 15 (EU)November 15 (Non EU)

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: For applicants who need visa it is recommended to send a complete application for the winter semester until July 15th.
Summer semester: For applicants who need visa it is recommended to send a complete application for the summer semester around January 15th. Due to the general corona virus problem, enrollment for the summer semester 2020 is extended until April 30th, 2020.

Application Procedure & Selection


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

Application Documents


  1. Application form: printed out and signed.
  2. Curriculum vitae.
  3. Higher education entry qualification (certified copy needed).
  4. University entry exam (China, Colombia, Iran, Korea, Turkey only; certified copy needed).
  5. Final/provisional degree certificate & complete transcript of records (certified copies needed). Please note that at least a provisional certificate must be provided for the application.
  6. English language certificate (see language requirements).
  7. If applicable: change of name (certified copy needed).
  8. Passport copy.
  9. Scholarship (DAAD, BAYHOST).
  10. Letter of attorney, if someone does the application process on your behalf.

Special requirements for specific countries:

  • China: original APS Certificate from the Academic Testing Centre in Beijing.
  • Georgia: all transcripts must bear an official apostille.
  • Iran: copies of transcripts officially authenticated by the German embassy in Tehran. Legalization can be necessary if demanded by the academic registrar.
  • Mongolia: original APS Certificate from the Academic Testing Centre in Ulan Bator.
  • Vietnam: original APS Certificate from the Academic Testing Centre in Hanoi.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website