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Medieval Studies

Degree Master of Arts
Application required access-restricted
Course commences winter semester / summer semester
Standard course duration 4 semesters
Format options full-time / part-time
Language requirements certified proficiency in Latin (on application);
modern foreign languages as required by the study focus (at the beginning of the respective module);
Language of instruction German
Other features post-graduate / consecutive

Faculty of Philosophy


General information

This two-year course is an M.A. degree programme that collates the offerings in Medieval Studies available at Heidelberg University with those of the College of Jewish Studies. Students can choose to focus on Art History, German Studies, History, Romance Studies or Jewish Studies.

For more information on the content and structure of the programme, go to the course website.

Formal requirements


Access to the course is restricted. The current Admission Regulations are available here.

Prospective students from Germany

Prospective students from Germany can enrol without prior application at the Central University Administration building by the beginning of the lecture period. To matriculate, they are required to show a written statement of admission issued by the representative of the Master’s programme they wish to attend, confirming that the requirements set out in the Admission Regulations have been met. Applications for the statement of admission should be addressed to the representatives of the Master course you are interested in. Please consult the website of the M.A. course in Medieval Studies for further information on how to proceed.

International prospective students

Prospective students from other countries must apply in writing, so that their previous academic record can be verified. The deadline for international applicants is 15 June for the winter semester and 15 November for the summer semester. Applications must be addressed directly to the International Relations Office. Please use the M.A. application form here and enclose the necessary documents.

Further information

Current information on procedure

Study and examination regulations

Examination regulations M.A. (8 February 2007)

Module Handbook

Please click here to find the latest Module Handbook.

Examinations board

Issues arising in connection with examinations, credit transfer and academic credential recognition are dealt with by the relevant examinations board/office. For more information, consult the academic advisor(s) indicated below.


Tuition fees at Heidelberg University are payable at the beginning of each semester.

Academic advisor

Dr. Kirsten Wallenwein

Historisches Seminar

Latin Philology of the Middle Ages and the Modern Era

Grabengasse 3-5

69117 Heidelberg


Office 034

Office hours: Fridays 10:00-11:00 Uhr (and on appointment)

phone: +49(0)6221-54 3028


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