3 years
Apr Oct
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About this course

The Bachelor course German is the first year the total trade in all its breadth before to enable students reflected selection decisions. From the second year, a priority education yields while preserving the connection to other dimensions of the subject. 
The general objective of studying bachelor's degree in German is the fundamental technical knowledge and in the methods and articles of the three main parts of modern German literature and media, Older German Literature to acquire German linguistics. 
In dealing with this subject-specific teaching content at the same time basic key skills are acquired or optimized that qualify for various professional fields outside the specialized sciences.

At the University of Kiel represented two facilities the subject of German or German Philology: The Germanistische Seminar is responsible for the field of German linguistics / Older German Literature, also for German as a foreign language (certificate of addition).The Institute of Modern German Literature and Media is responsible for the field of modern German literature, also for media and theater arts. Furthermore, there is a Low German Department of German Studies seminar, which is for the field of Low German philology (Low German Language and Literature, Didactics of Low German) responsible.

Personal Inclinations

  • Interest in language and literature
  • to make readiness and joy in speaking and writing in their own language (and culture) familiar and read the most important works in the original
  • scientific curiosity and interest in methodological questions

Entry Requirements

General university

The university entrance is acquired by, among other things:

  • the school in general education schools,
  • the school to vocational high schools (with a second foreign language).

The general university authorized to study all subjects at the university. 


Subject-specific higher education

The technical university is a higher education qualification, which entitles them to study in certain subjects or courses of study at universities 
in contrast to the general university entrance includes the technical university (the qualification for high school), only one foreign language. the technical university is to generally by the audit:

  • a two-year vocational high school ( vocational high school regulation ),
  • an academy,
  • some vocational schools,
  • Professional colleges or
  • a gifted test