Information for Prospective Students
Welcome! We are delighted that you are interested in studying humanities and cultural studies with us.
The Faculty of Humanities is one of the largest faculties at Georg-August-Universität. Here you can choose from over 40 subjects. Most of our subjects are free of admission and can be combined with each other or subjects from other faculties, for example Computer Science, Law or Economics.
Studying humanities and cultural studies in Göttingen is characterised by the combination of a long university tradition with state-of-the-art learning opportunities. Follow in the footsteps of Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Dorothea Schlözer and Jürgen Habermas! Study today with internationally renowned experts.
In Göttingen, you can also expect a broad range of counselling services for all phases of your studies and a vibrant student and cultural life in one of the greenest cities in Germany.
We look forward to meeting you!
Video Series "Studying at the Faculty of Humanities"
The three videos in the series Studies at the Faculty of Humanities are intended to give you the opportunity to familiarise yourself with the diverse range of studies offered at the Faculty of Humanities even before the Info Days:
Virtual Study Orientation
With the Virtual Study Orientation of the University of Göttingen you can find out whether your desired degree programme suits you. Each module offers information, videos and sample tasks around the questions:
- What kind of study content awaits me in this degree programme?
- What can I do professionally with this degree?
- Do I find the topics interesting and do I have the confidence to fulfil the requirements?
- How do I organise my studies and what financing options are there?
- What is the atmosphere like at the university and the faculty?
There is currently a virtual study orientation for the following subjects:
American Studies/English Philology, Ancient Cultures, French / Gallo-Roman Studies, Intercultural German Studies, Iranian Studies, Italian/Italian Studies, Cultural Anthropology/European Ethnology, Portuguese/ Lusitanian Studies, Romance Philology, Slavic Philology, Spanish/Hispanic Studies.Here you can find out more ... »