Romance Studies (Master)

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The master’s programme in Romance Studies prepares students for a career as cultural and linguistic mediator in the Romance cultural regions. Therefore, the programme equips students with competences in a first Romance language, corresponding to native-speaker level, as well as profound knowledge of a second Romance language. In addition, it imparts a wide range of job-related knowledge and competences in the area of linguistics, literature, media studies and regional studies. Recommended level of language proficiency in the first Romance language when enrolling on the degree programme: C1; intended target level: C2.

Master of Arts

Degree Programme Code: 066 149

4 semesters / 120 ECTS credits

Language: German

NO entrance examination

Curriculum

Attention

Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

The master’s programme consists of the compulsory modules Linguistics and Literature, First Romance Language Acquisition, Second Romance Language, as well as alternative groups of compulsory modules for Academic Emphasis. To successfully complete the master’s programme, students have to complete the Final Module, the Master’s Thesis and the Master’s Examination.

Module overview

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies (examples):

  • Linguistics
  • Literary studies
  • Media studies
  • Regional studies
  • Cultural studies

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.



After Graduation

The master’s programme in Romance Studies prepares students for a career as cultural and linguistic mediator in the Romance cultural regions.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University of Vienna regularly surveys graduates after the completion of their degree programmes about their experience with their degree programme and the university itself. The survey gives you insight into graduates perspectives of their studies from a subject and organizational related point of view.

Information about the Graduate Survey

Career Tracking of Graduates

The alumni tracking provides information on the career progression of the graduates of the University of Vienna and provides orientation for entry into the profession after graduation (e.g. search duration of first job, salary development and sectors in which graduates are active).

Information about the Career Tracking of Graduates