Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie / Cultural and Social Anthropology (Master of Arts)
Program: Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie / Cultural and Social Anthropology
Degree: Master of Arts (M.A.)
Program length: 2 years / 4 semesters (120 ECTS points)
The Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie / Cultural and Social Anthropology master's program will qualify you to empirically document, analyze and understand cultural and social features and contexts of (non-)European cultures.
The Culture and Social Anthropology master's program has a research-oriented profile that especially prioritizes independent scientific work.
Regional specializations in Latin America (Amazonia) and thematic major topics in the field of Conflict Anthropology, the Anthropology of Nature and Visual and Material Culture are possible.
The program also offers you a high level of interdisciplinarity and a strong present-day relevance through excellent collaboration with other research institutions of the university, such as the centers for conflict research, gender studies or interdisciplinary research of religion. Thanks to a wide selection of secondary subjects (e.g. Psychology, Geography, International Development Studies, Legal Studies, Peace and Conflict Research, Sociology, Indology/Tibetology, Gender Studies) and the program's great flexibility, you can design your program according to your own individual interests.
A degree in the Kultur- und Sozialanthropologie / Cultural and Social Anthropology master's program opens up numerous professional fields, such as:
- at universities and other research institutions
- at national and international institutions and NGOs in the field
- of development cooperation
- of immigration and integration work
- of intercultural and international conflict management
- of environmental and climate protection
- of public relations and media work
- at public and private cultural institutions of municipalities, states and the Federal Government
- jobs in congresses and exhibitions
- in the field of adult education and cultural mediation
- in the field of publishing
- in museums
Required university degree University degree from a program with a focus in Ethnology/Culture and Social Anthropology or another equivalent sociology or empirical cultural studies program. Certifications of program-specific knowledge and skills to be submitted prior to admission German skills:
Other language skills:
Two (normally modern) foreign languages.
One foreign language must be certified at Level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (alternately: Latin or Ancient Greek skills at the level of the Latinum or the Graecum, to be certified by the university entrance qualification certificate, for example), and
An additional foreign language at Level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
Admission Mode Direct admission is granted with complete fulfillment of the admission requirements
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