For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree with at least 60 credit points in Romance languages and literatures or an equivalent degree.
Proof of language skills in French, Italian, or Spanish (level B2 CEFR or an equivalent).
Proof of English language skills (level B2 CEFR or an equivalent).
The DSH - or German Language University Entrance Exam for Foreign Students - is obligatory for all applicants whose first language is not German and who have earned their initial degree from a university (or equivalent institution) where the language of instruction is not German.
This research-based master’s program in Romance literatures seeks to deepen the students’ familiarity with at least two Romance languages and literatures and offers training oriented toward current research issues ranging across the spectrum of the Romance languages and cultures. A special emphasis is placed on teaching theories and methods and providing a profound awareness of the central epochs of the Romance literatures. This is acquired through the comprehensive reading of primary and secondary sources and training in the Romance languages.