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University of Hamburg

Hamburg

Indology and Tibetology

Subjects: Indology and Tibetology,Indology,Tibetology

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
332 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.01.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.03.

Course description

The master's degree program in Indology and Tibetology is designed with a strong research focus, while also providing practical and professional knowledge. This course offers comprehensive insights into Indology and Tibetology, emphasizing key research and application areas. Students will learn to independently analyze primary sources in one of the program's languages, conduct theoretical and reflective research in their chosen field, and participate in scientific discussions across various cultural contexts. The program includes joint cross-sectional modules that teach essential methodological principles for future careers in professional practice, consulting, or research. Students can specialize in one of four areas: Indology with a focus on Sanskrit, Indology with a focus on Tamil studies, Indology with a focus on yoga studies, or Tibetology. Each specialization is pursued at a high academic level, ensuring a deep and nuanced understanding of the chosen subject. This program equips students with the skills needed to excel in their field, fostering an environment of trust, understanding, and inclusivity. The curriculum is clear and concise, avoiding complex language to ensure effective communication. By maintaining a balance of lexical richness and syntactic diversity, the program prepares students for both academic and professional success.

Program Information

Study Location Hamburg
Start Semester Summer, 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 332 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
15.01.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
15.02.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
31.03.

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Application Requirements

Language Requirements

CEFR B2
IELTS 5.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 72

• Certificate of linguistic knowledge in English at Level B2 (GERS)

Qualification Requirements

University Degree For profile Indology with focus on Sanskrit, Yoga Studies or Tamil Studies: A Bachelor's degree „Sprachen und Kulturen des Indischen Subkontinents und Tibet“ from the Universität Hamburg or a comparable Bachelor of a German or officially recognized international academic institution in one of the following subjects: • Language and Culture of the Indian Subcontinent and Tibet (focus on Language, Literature, Religion, Philosophy or Language, Society), South Asian Studies, Indology, Asian Studies or an equivalent subject. • Alternatively a first qualifying degree of a German or officially recognized international academic institution in a subject with a minimum of 50 credit points (ECTS) in courses or modules in South Asian Studies. For profile Tibetology: A Bachelor's degree „Sprachen und Kulturen des Indischen Subkontinents und Tibet“ from the Universität Hamburg or a comparable Bachelor of a German or officially recognized international academic institution in one of the following subjects: • Language and Culture of the Indian Subcontinent and Tibet (focus on Language and Culture of Tibet), South Asian Studies (focus on Tibet), Tibetology or an equivalent subject. • Alternatively a first qualifying degree of a German or officially recognized international academic institution with a minimum of 50 credit points (ECTS) in courses with a clearly Tibetological focus.

Document Requirements

Printout of your online application • Degree certificate or provisional Transcript of Records If you are still studying when you apply and cannot yet provide a final certificate containing your grades, please submit your current Transcript of Records confirming your provisional grade point average. You will then need to submit your degree certificate by the end of the first semester of your master’s program. • Transcript(s) of Records (same as ‘Academic Transcript’ or ‘Marksheet’). If the relevance for the selected profile of the area (or sub-area) in which you completed your first University degree is not evident from the certificate, please enclose further certification (e.g. Transcript of Records). • Higher school certificate • Curriculum Vitae • Letter of motivation • All applicants who received their secondary education outside of U.K., Ireland, USA, Canada (except Quebec), New Zealand, Australia and South Africa must provide an internationally recognized certificate of proficiency in English (equivalent to B2 level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), IELTS min. 6,5) (paper copy) • required additional language certificates (paper copy)

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Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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