Welcome to the Master's track in European Literatures and Cultures. Based on cutting-edge research in literary studies, this unique and innovative literature programme is international in scope and comprises several modern European languages.
The Master's track in European Literatures and Cultures is located at the Department of European Languages and Cultures. This international, interdisciplinary and multilingual environment offers excellent opportunities for research and immerses them in vibrant networks of experts across different European countries and languages such as English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish and Swedish.
The Master's track in European Literatures and Cultures provides you with academic skills and approaches that will prepare you to operate as a cultural expert wherever texts are involved: in the media, in institutions and in networks.
Each course builds on a theoretical foundation, but at the same time trains your research skills and ability to communicate with a range of different audiences.
Besides, students may choose one or two interdisciplinary seminars in literature which are team-taught by experts from different fields. Examples of such interdisciplinary courses include: 'Literature and Conflict' and 'Modernist Geographies.'
- Frisian Literature (specialization)
- French Literature (specialization)
- German Literature (specialization)
- Italian Literature (specialization)
- Russian Literature (specialization)
- Spanish Literature (specialization)
- Swedish Literature (specialization)
Master Honours College (honours program)
The Honours Programme is designed for students who want to get more out of themselves and their academic training. The Honours College gives talented, motivated Master students the opportunity to challenge themselves even more by offering an extra programme of 15 ECTS that is followed in addition to the regular Master's degree programme. The Master's Honours Programme is geared to the development of leadership skills.
During this Master's track, you can follow a Master's placement for ECTS credit points. This placement offers students the opportunity of work experience and of orientation on the labour market. You can do a placement at an institution, organization or company in the Netherlands or abroad. It is your responsibility to find a placement, but the Mobility Office can offer help where necessary.
In addition to the range of course units provided by this track itself, students can also follow Masterlanguage courses. Masterlanguage is a national programme that offers courses for students of i.a. German, English, French and Italian. The courses are taught in the target language (except Greek and Latin) and are jointly organized by lecturers from Radboud University, the University of Groningen, Leiden University, Utrecht University, the University of Amsterdam and VU University Amsterdam. More information about the courses, entry requirements and registration can be found on the Masterlanguage website: www.masterlanguage.nl. You may follow Masterlanguage courses in consultation with the Board of Examiners of your Master's degree programme.
Study abroad is optional
||Minimum language requirements of TOEFL iBT 90 (with a minimum of 21 on all items), or IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6 on all items). ERK level B2 (preferably C1).
||BA in modern European language and culture study (English, French, German, Italian, Russian, Spanish, Swedish)
|Type of student
||01 May 2018, 15 October 2018
||01 September 2018, 01 February 2019
||01 May 2018, 15 October 2018
||01 September 2018, 01 February 2018
The track aims to provide you with academic skills and approaches that will prepare you to operate as a cultural expert in wherever texts are involved: in the private sphere, in the media, in institutions and networks. You learn to analyse these processes and functions, to solve problems and to communicate with them clearly and with flair.
- Book editing and publishing
- Cultural functions
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