The curriculum allows you to establish your own thematic focus areas. You will learn how to generate knowledge and make use of this knowledge in a wide range of jobs and professional fields (museums, independent cultural offices, policy consultation, publishing, media, tourism, public relations and cultural work in companies and local authorities, cultural management). Successfully completing the bachelor’s minor subject opens up the opportunity to begin a master’s degree programme in European Ethnology.

Internships in the field of cultural studies

Your prospects of successfully entering the job market are strengthened when you have the ability to react independently, flexibly and appropriately to workplace demands and situations. In this regard, practical experience is very beneficial. Through projects within the university and internships during the semester breaks, you can gain this practical experience at many different conceivable workplaces. We’ve put together a list (in german) of our internship partners so that you can gain experience in the following fields and therefore gain valuable insights into the professional world:

Further qualification in the field of cultural studies

For your professional career, you will acquire valuable knowledge that prepares you for work in cultural promotion and organisation, in tourism, in the field of migration or in the media. With European Ethnology as your minor subject, you not only define your profile but also add a valuable aspect: European Ethnology creates good opportunities for you to achieve further qualifications in the field of cultural studies. Having completed the bachelor’s minor subject, further qualifications are possible in archiving or librarianship, cultural management, intercultural communication, publishing or public relations.

Qualification to pursue a master’s degree

After completing bachelor’s studies in European Ethnology as a minor subject, you have the opportunity to enrol in the master’s degree programme in European Ethnology at the University of Bamberg, for example.

>>> Other locations where you can study European Ethnology/Cultural Anthropology/Empirical Cultural Studies.

You can find a selection of the different paths taken by graduates of the Bamberg master’s degree programme in European Ethnology in the ‘Professional career paths’ section (in german). Here, you can hear from alumni who give insights into their personal experiences of starting their careers, while having a tip or two for you and for your career.