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World Literature (B.A.)

Would you like to turn your passion for literature into your future career? Would you like to study the literature of more than just one nation, and would you be interested in exploring literature as a global phenomenon? Then you have come to the right place by choosing the Mono-Bachelor “World Literature” from the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Göttingen.

We will take you to the Old Icelandic epics and Chinese novellas, Greek tragedies and the Russian avant-garde, texts in cuneiform and postmodern Hypertext stories, parchment and to the modern globalised print and digital book market.

Programme name: World Literature (B.A.)
Degree: Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)
Standard period of study: 6 semesters
Start: Only in the winter semester
Language of the programme: German and English

Programme Description

Overview - World Literature:

The undergraduate study programme “World Literature”, is offered collectively by the departments of the Faculty of Humanities at the University of Göttingen and organised by the Department of Slavic Studies. You will be prepared for the international book and literature market by acquiring a fundamental understanding of the unique world of literature. You will learn to appreciate literature as a global phenomenon and the techniques of literary texts. You will familiarise yourself with a repertoire of literary methods and devices as well as their changing functions, and through this you will gain a critical awareness of literary quality. That will enable you to work with the literary methods creatively.