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University of Bayreuth


African Verbal and Visual Arts

Subjects: African Verbal and Visual Arts,African Languages,Visual Arts

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
148 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

This English-taught master’s program delves into the rich tapestry of languages, literatures, arts, and media in Africa. It builds on your existing knowledge, highlighting the continent's diversity and creativity. The program's interdisciplinary approach and unique subject combinations set it apart. You'll explore various study subjects, gaining insights into African languages, literature, and artistic expressions. The curriculum also covers media studies, offering a comprehensive understanding of how different forms of media shape and reflect African cultures. This program is designed to foster a deep appreciation for Africa's cultural wealth. It encourages critical thinking and creativity, preparing you for a range of careers in academia, cultural institutions, and beyond. The blend of subjects ensures a well-rounded education, making this master’s program truly exceptional.

Program Information

Study Location Bayreuth
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 148 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

Cambridge (CAE) No information

level B2+ GERMAN: level A1

Qualification Requirements

A bachelor’s degree in African Verbal and Visual Arts (Languages, Literatures, Media and Art) or Afrikanische Sprachen, Literaturen und Kunst from the University of Bayreuth with at least an ex-amination grade of “good” or an equivalent degree Equivalency Equivalency of the completed bachelor's degree is the responsibility of the board of examiners and is not determined conclusively until the application process is under way; for this reason, no information can be provided in advance

Document Requirements

uni-assist for an application for Universität Bayreuth Preliminary review documentation Deadline for submitting the VPD in the online application in CAMPUSonline: 15 July Please request your VPD via the uni-assist web portal as early as possible - but at the latest 6-8 weeks before the respective application deadline at the University of Bayreuth. find out more Curriculum vitae you can download and fill out this template Language certificate ENGLISH level B2 find out more Language certificate GERMAN level A1 can be obtained during the first year of the programme find out more Passport please provide an electronic copy of your valid passport. If you do not have a German identification card, you may submit a copy of your temporary identification or your international passport. Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades (e.g. Abitur, High School Diploma, A-Levels, or equivalent) original language + certified translation in German or English (only required if the document was not issued in German or English) Transcript of records BACHELOR (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades- at least 150 ECTS points with a final grade corresponding to "2,5" or better on the German grading system Grade conversion original language + certified translation in German or English (only required if the document was not issued in German or English) Written presentation of course-specific competences (letter of motivation)

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
Application directly at the University,
uni-assist with VPD
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