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Literature, General and Comparative

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Bachelor of Arts

Standard period of study (amount)

6 semesters


Frankfurt am Main

Overview and admission

Study Type


Admission semester

Winter Semester only

Area of study

  • General Literary Studies
  • Comparative Literary Studies


Literature and Languages, Literary Theory, Comparative Studies, Literature, Art and Media, Literature and Philosophy, General Literary Studies, Comparative Literature


The degree programme requires passive language skills in English and French at B2 level. Proof of language skills is provided by passing the B2 module. Another modern foreign language or Latin is strongly recommended. Module B2 must be completed by the end of the 4th study semester.

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements

Knowledge of two foreign languages is required. One of these foreign languages must be English at level B2 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).

Lecture period

  • 11.04.2023 - 14.07.2023
  • 16.10.2023 - 09.02.2024

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2023/2024)

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants
    01.06.2024 - 31.08.2024
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union
    01.06.2024 - 31.08.2024
  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union
    01.06.2024 - 31.08.2024
  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students
    as per letter of acceptance

Languages of instruction

Main language


Further languages

English, French

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