MA in Literature - Culture - Media, Yiddish

Lund University

Program Description

MA in Literature - Culture - Media, Yiddish

Lund University

Programme overview

The aim of the programme is to strengthen students’ historical knowledge and theoretical understanding of relations between literature, culture and modern media. The student can choose to specialise in English, French, General, German, Russian, Spanish, or Yiddish literature, and in Scandinavian studies. There are theoretical courses, discussing aesthetic and cultural topics of a general nature, as well as courses focused on specific literary genres, themes or historical periods. Critical attention is also given to the many forms in which literature enters the media and the public arena in contemporary society. The final examination takes the form of a Master´s thesis.

Special features of the programme:

  • Courses are taught by distinguished professors, many of them internationally renowned.
  • Students from all over the world contribute to a stimulating atmosphere in our classes.
  • The Centre for Languages and Literature provides an invigorating intellectual and social environment for the programme.

Career prospects

The programme serves as preparation either for further academic studies (i.e. a PhD) or for a professional career in the field of literature, culture and media.

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Why Lund University?

Founded in 1666, Lund University is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. Ranked among the world's top 100 universities in the QS Ranking 2016/2017, the University is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, creative and democratic countries.

If you want a truly global classroom experience where you can start your international network, Lund University is a great option to consider. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as the second best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate an in-depth level of learning.

The University is located in Lund - a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes from Copenhagen. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

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Last updated October 22, 2016
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