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Overview

The subject of the master’s course is the material legacies of ancient Greek and Roman cultures from the 2nd millennium to the end of antiquity in the 6th century AD. This also includes a considerable number of works whose high artistic rank was considered exemplary in all later epochs. The aim of classical archeology is to reconstruct the ancient cultural and intellectual history in the course of the ages.
Christian and Byzantine archeology deals with the culture and material legacies from late antiquity to the Byzantine Middle Ages in the provinces of the Roman Empire (4th-7th centuries) and in the Mediterranean region (4th-15th centuries). . The subjects of teaching and research are the core themes of art (painting, sculpture, treasure and cabaret, iconography) and architecture (church buildings, palace and secular architecture) of early Christianity and Byzantium.

Focus

The focus on Classical Archeology offers you

  • an intensive deepening of specialist knowledge in the field of ancient Greek and Roman culture (advanced modules)
  • imparting knowledge in public relations, museum didactics and archaeological field research as well as documentation techniques (supplementary module)
  • Intensive specialist and science-related training that opens up a wide range of other fields of activity for you

The focus on Christian and Byzantine Archeology offers you

  • an intensive deepening of specialist knowledge in the field of Christian and Byzantine culture (advanced modules)
  • an archaeological, cultural and socio-historical focus, which we deepen in theory and practice
  • imparting knowledge in public relations, museum didactics and archaeological field research as well as documentation techniques (supplementary module)
  • the opportunity to learn modern methods of digital archeology

aims

The master’s degree opens up fields of activity that go beyond those of a bachelor’s degree. Activities of guided scientific work are more in the foreground than those of practical work. The master’s degree enables you to enter a wide range of professions.

He opens up professional fields in the following areas:

  • Museums with archaeological and cultural-historical departments and corresponding exhibitions
  • Universities, research institutes or research projects
  • archaeological excavation and prospecting companies
  • Art trade, auction business
  • Science journalism
  • Science management
  • Cultural mediation and cultural management
  • Press work
  • Publishing
  • media
  • Speakers, consultants and experts
  • Adult education
  • Tourism

The course also opens up a wide range of professional opportunities in areas in which the connection between specialist knowledge and professional requirements is not clearly defined. Are conceivable here z. B. leading positions in HR departments, which have to reckon with increasingly internationalized recruitment of new employees, or in the IT area. In these areas of work, the key qualifications acquired during the course will be an indispensable prerequisite for professional success.

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

 

Proof of a relevant bachelor's degree in the field of "Archaeological Sciences", with a minimum grade of 3.0 or 7.9 grade points, with one of the following focuses:

  • Classical archeology
  • Christian archeology and Byzantine art history
     

or a comparable degree from another domestic or foreign university.

If proof of the first degree is not yet available, a transcript of records with a calculated average grade based on at least 80% of the credit points required for the bachelor's degree can be submitted.

 Bachelor's degree programs in other subject areas of classical antiquity can be recognized by the examination board as an admission requirement after examining individual cases and, if necessary, by issuing additional requirements (max. 30 CP)

  • Knowledge of two modern foreign languages, including English and French or Italian or Spanish
  • Modern foreign languages must be proven at level B1 . The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages ??applies.


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