Required language skills: Bachelor minor subject

British and American Studies (BAST) – Bachelor minor subject

You have to document skills in another modern foreign language.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction are German and English.

German Literature – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You have to document skills in another foreign language. If you have taken at least three years of language classes in school (grade "sufficient" or better in the last year) you can submit your school certificate. Alternatively you can catch up on missing language skills at our Language Institute (SLI) during the first semesters.

Language(s) of instruction

The language used in class is German. Some courses may be held in English.

French Literature – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You have to document skills in another foreign language. You do not have to document any French language skills in your application. However, basic French language skills are highly recommended to start the study programme. If you do have no, or only little, French language skills, you can complete a preliminary language course ("Propädeutikum") at our Language Institute (SLI) of up to two semesters.

Language(s) of instruction

German and French

Gender Studies – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof any foreign language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The language of instruction and examinations is German.

History – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof additional language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The language mainly used in class is German.

Computer Science – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof additional language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German and English.

Italian Literature – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You have to document skills in another foreign language. You do not need to document any Italian language skills in your application. However, a good knowledge of Italian is highly recommended so you can understand research literature written in Italian. If you do have no, or only little, Italian language skills, you can complete a preliminary language course ("Propädeutikum") at our Language Institute (SLI) of up to two semesters.

Language(s) of instruction

German and Italian

Classics and the Ancient Near East – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
Qualification in Latin (Latinum) or ancient Greek (Graecum). You can catch up on missing language skills in your first year of study. No later than by the date you register for your bachelor's examination you have to document your knowledge of a foreign language other than the language included in your minor subject. If you have taken at least three years of language classes in school (grade "sufficient" or better in the last year) you can submit your school certificate. Alternatively you can acquire a corresponding certificate at our Language Institute (SLI).

Language(s) of instruction

The language used in class is German. Courses held by visiting lecturers may be held in his/her native language (English, French, Italian).

Philosophy – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You do not have to proof any foreign language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German and English.

Political Science – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof any foreign language skills. However, good English skills are mandatory since the majority of the course literature is in English as well as the instruction language of some of the lectures and seminars.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German and English.

Law – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
To apply for this minor, you do not have to proof any foreign language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German and English.

Slavic Literatures – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You have to document skills in a foreign language.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German, Russian and English.

Sociology – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof any foreign language skills.


Language(s) of instruction

The language usually used in class and during examinations is German.

Some courses are taught in English. Course work can also be completed in English.

Spanish and Ibero-American Studies – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You have to document skills
in a modern foreign language. You do not need to document any Spanish language skills in your application. However, basic Spanish language skills are highly recommended to start the study programme. If you do have no, or only little, Spanish language skills, you can complete a preliminary language course ("Propädeutikum") at our Language Institute (SLI) of up to two semesters.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German and Spanish. If you do have no, or only little, Spanish language skills, you can complete a preliminary language course ("Propädeutikum") at our Language Institute (SLI) of up to two semesters.

Linguistics – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof any foreign language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The language of instruction and examinations is German.

Statistics – Bachelor minor subject

Foreign language skills
You do not have to proof any foreign language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The language of instruction and examinations is German.

Economics – Bachelor minor subject

You do not have to proof any foreign language skills.

Language(s) of instruction

The languages of instruction and examinations are German and English.