Literary Studies

In the Literary Studies Master's programme, you will delve into the world of literature and culture. You will study the history of appreciation, the social and literary-historical context of texts and the impact of one literary work on another. You can choose from two attractive thematic specialisations, which you fill in with language-specific courses depending on your Bachelor's programme.

  • Literature and Society

    In the Master’s specialisation Literature and Society, you will study literature from different perspectives, in which you focus on differences in culture, language and the reception of literary works in a rapidly changing world.

  • The Book Industry

    Are you interested in literature and its production, distribution and review? In the Master's specialisation The Book Industry, you will examine the many institutions and agents within the literary industry, so you can explore the world around books.


  • Pre-Master's Literature

    If you are not able to directly enrol in the Master’s specialisation in Literature, you may be eligible for a pre-Master’s programme. in which you will learn about language and literature.