Admission and Enrolment
In order to begin a master’s degree programme in Medieval Studies at the University of Bamberg, you must have a Bachelor of Arts in Medieval Studies or a qualification of at least an equivalent level from another degree programme in a minimum of one of the participating disciplines.
If you have not successfully completed a bachelor’s degree programme in Medieval Studies, you must take and pass one or two obligatory foundation modules (see Structure and curriculum), which teach fundamental skills in Medieval Studies.
You are required to have the following language skills:
- English at the B2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
- a further modern foreign language at the A2 level in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages
- Latin knowledge that allows you to work independently with medieval Latin sources and that can be verified by having studied Latin at school (Latinum) or by displaying the corresponding skills.
You must fulfil the admissions requirements by the end of your second semester of study.
Start of programme, applications, programme length
The master’s degree programme in Medieval Studies can be started in the winter or summer semester.
It is possible to apply for this programme at any time prior to the enrolment deadline for the corresponding semester. Applications are handled by the Academic Registrar’s Office at the University of Bamberg. You can find further information on the Application process for a master's degree webpages.
This master’s degree programme can be studied full-time with a standard programme duration of four semesters or part-time with a standard programme duration of eight semesters. You may enrol in a degree programme part-time without justifying your decision. You may also switch from a full-time model to a part-time model during any semester’s enrolment period. Please find further information on studying part time on the university’s central pages.