German Language and Literature

What will you learn?

The aim of the study of German Language and Literature is to develop and deepen the knowledge and skills the students received in the previous studies, especially with respect to the philologic reflexion of language and literature in the broader context of history and culture.

Students will focus on the broader context of the relevant disciplines in German studies; these include wider diachronous aspects of linguistic research, a more advanced level of syntax, lexicology, and stylistics; in literary criticism the students will get deeper insight into modern and contemporary literature and into the methodology of literary scholarship, as well as an awareness of the wider context of literature and the place of German literature within it.

Practical training

Practical training is not an obligatory part of the study plan. Selected project-oriented facultative courses offer opportunities for the students to train in the practical usage of theoretical knowledge and develop further praxis-related skills.

Career opportunities

Graduates with this degree are qualified for expert and language-oriented jobs in companies and institutions, in publishing houses and various branches of the media, and in archives, libraries, museums, theatres, and travel agencies, as language experts and alternatively in diplomacy.

Study options

Single-subject studies with specialization

In the single-subject studies, the student deepens knowledge in the concrete focus of the degree programme and chooses one specialization. The specialization is stated in the university diploma.

Combined studies

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Arts

Combinations with programmes from Faculty of Economics and Administration

Courses

An example of your study plan:

Single-subject studies with specialization

Combined studies

Follow-up studies

After completion of the Master’s study programme, it is possible to continue further studies in the doctoral degree study programme in Philology.

Study information

Provided by Faculty of Arts
Type of studies Follow-up master's
Mode full-time Yes
combined No
Study options single-subject studies No
single-subject studies with specialization Yes
major/minor studies Yes
Standard length of studies 2 years
Language of instruction Czech

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doc. Mgr. Aleš Urválek, Ph.D.

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