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Dutch Studies

Bachelor of Arts (B.A. Dual Major)

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Regelstudienzeit 6 semesters
Beginn Winter semester
Unterrichtssprachen German , Study language
Credit Points / Leistungspunkte

Subject A: 78 CP + Subject B: 78 CP + integrated Degree: 12 LP + Bachelor’s Thesis: 12 CP = 180 CP

Course description

The Dutch Studies degree programme provides students not just with a basic education in oral and written language skills, but also with fundamental knowledge of the Dutch language, literature and culture, as well as the methods required to explore it academically. In addition, students are given the skills to critically and competently present the results in written and oral form. The dual-subject bachelor’s degree in Dutch Studies provides students with knowledge and skills in the four areas of language learning, literary studies, linguistics and cultural and regional studies.

Areas of focus:

  • Colonial and post-colonial literature
  • Dutch literature from the 17th to 19th centuries
  • National, cultural and gender identities in literature
  • Poetry of knowledge
  • Memory and recollection
  • Linguistic history and language variation
  • Onomastics
  • Intercultural communication (Dutch speaking area, Germany)
  • Career-oriented linguistic competence (e.g. business Dutch)