Linguistics and Cultural Studies

Students in this field are concerned with the understanding, interpretation and interpretation of so-called human cultural achievements, such as Language, literature, philosophy, religion, morality, institutions (family, state).

In this subject group there are subjects as diverse as German studies, history, old and new philologies, but also application-related subjects, e.g. Communication and media or interpreting and translating.

However, different scholars such as Arabists or philosophers have very similar tasks within their area of responsibility: both function as cultural mediators - Arabists research, analyze and document Arabic language and literature in all of them contemporary and historical manifestations, philosophers, on the other hand, seek to fathom, interpret, and understand the world and human existence.

Students of Humanities, Linguistics and Cultural Studies should be happy to deal with texts, theories and methods, in view of the amount of primary and secondary literature to be mastered, not lose sight of the essentials and have critical judgment. A differentiated vocabulary, a good understanding of speech and a feeling for language as well as an exact working method are important prerequisites for a successful study.

Humanities and cultural studies Bachelor programs are often offered as combination study courses. Usually the program comprises two partial study programs, which are to be selected according to the university-specific combination regulations (2-subject Bachelor).

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