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Literary Studies (research)

This research master programme offers the possibility to combine one year research skills (60 ects) with one year specialization in the literature of one’s choice (60 ects), f.i. Italian, German, Dutch, French, English, etc.

Besides the obligatory courses (see below) the student can choose three electives (each 10 ects -> 30 ects) from his or her specialization (f.i. Italian, German, Dutch, French, English, etc.) and combine them with his or her thesis subject (25 ects).

First year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

FIRST SEMESTER

Obligatory course

Approaches to Literature 10

Elective from your period of specialization

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 1

Earlu Modern Period: Medievalism in Architecture, Art and Literature (1750-1900) 10
Modern/Contemporary Studies: Monuments and cultural memory 10

Specialization Elective

Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 1

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality

Choose Interculturality 1 instead of your period elective or your specialisation elective

Interculturality 1: Key Concepts 10

SECOND SEMESTER

Obligatory course

Methodological Concepts in Art and Literature 10

Elective from your Period of specialization

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 2

Medieval/Early Modern studies: Imaginary Spaces 10
Modern/Contemporary Studies: Modernism in Anglo-American Art and Literature 10

Specialization Elective

Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 2

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality

Choose Interculturality 2 instead of your period elective or your specialisation elective

Interculturality 2: The Global Imagination 10

Second year

Course EC Semester 1 Semester 2

FIRST SEMESTER

Two obligatory courses

Research Colloquium: Colloquium Metapictures and Mise-en-abyme 5
Thesis Seminar Arts and Culture/Literary Studies (research) 5

Period Elective

Choose a period elective from the courses below or Interculturality 1

Medieval/Early Modern studies: The 19th century invents the Middle Ages 10
Modern/Contemporary Studies: Monuments and cultural memory 10

Specialization Elective

Choose a specialization elective or Interculturality 1

Specialization Elective Literary Studies (research 10

Interculturality

Choose Interculturality 1 instead of your period elective or your specialisation elective

Interculturality 1: Key Concepts 10

SECOND SEMESTER

Obligatory course

Thesis Seminar Arts and Culture/Literary Studies (research): Continuation 5
MA Thesis Literary Studies (research) 25