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Sprache und Literatur der griechischen Antike / Ancient Greek Language and Literature (minor subject in a combined bachelor’s degree)

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Program: Sprache und Literatur der griechischen Antike / Ancient Greek Language and Literature
Degree: depends on the major chosen
Program option: minor subject in a combined bachelor's degree
Study model: combined bachelor's degree
Program length: 6/8 semesters / 3/4 years (180/ 210 ECTS points) (depending on the combination)
Start: Winter semester 


As a student of the minor subject “Ancient Greek Language and Literature”, you will have the option of combining the acquisition of language skills with a thorough acquisition of literary and cultural knowledge relating to Ancient Greece and Rome. Therefore, you will have important basic cultural knowledge. The minor subject also teaches the Ancient Greek language and thus enables further in-depth study in this area. 


The minor subject will qualify you in principle for all work in the field of the study of antiquity and literature and at cultural institutions, publishing houses, libraries and foundations. Due to its claim with regard to linguistic and analytical abilities, the minor subject also provides a general qualification for professional fields that are, in the broadest sense, related to the interpretation and composition of texts, and therefore perfectly complements major subjects that qualify you for professional fields in the political or socio-political sphere.

A minor subject will help you to extend your professional qualifications profile, which is decisively shaped by the choice of your major subject. In conjunction with your major subject, your relevant work experience (e.g. internships, part-time jobs, voluntary work) and your personal skills, it will enable you to refine your profile and carve out your own individual array of career options.