Bachelor of Arts
German-French Studies is an undergraduate, integrated, bi-national bachelor's program which has been developed by Universität Regensburg, the University of Clermont Auvergne and Université Côte d'Azur. The degree program is built around an interdisciplinary approach. For this reason, no combinations with other subjects are envisaged.
The program is organized into three academic years. All students begin their studies at their home university, spend the second year together in Clermont-Ferrand or Nice, and then come to Universität Regensburg for their third year.
The students do an internship after the second year of study.
The program is concluded in the summer semester of the third year of study with a bachelor's thesis.
Are you interested in France and the French language, but also have a wide range of cultural interests beyond that?
Does a study year abroad in Clermont-Ferrand or Nice and two months of internship abroad sound exciting to you?
Would you like to study with a binational perspective and in close contact with fellow French students?
Then the bachelor's program in German-French Studies / Études franco-allemandes is the ideal program for you!
Cross-national and cross-disciplinary, it offers you theoretical knowledge, the expertise of various disciplines and practical experience within the framework of a unique combination:
More information on the degree program (German only)
The aim of Franco-German Studies is to provide students with key qualifications for their studies and careers. A special emphasis is placed on the following aspects:
A two-month internship is obligatory, including at least one month in a French speaking country.
Romance cultural studies, linguistics, literature, history, political science, art history, media studies, musicology, law, economics
The length of the program depends on the progress of an individual's studies. The standard period of study, the time in which the intended program can be finished ideally is 6 semesters. The actual time taken to complete the program may vary. It is limited by the examination deadlines set out in the examination regulations.
180 ECTS credits
Only in the winter term
No, this program is does not have restricted admission based on grades. Please note, however, that you have to take part in an eligibility test.
General university entrance qualification, subject-linked university entrance qualification or vocational qualification.
Furthermore, you must undergo an aptitude test, which means that you must apply for the course. Prerequisites are Abitur or a comparable university entrance qualification (final grade of at least good) and good knowledge of French, approx. B2 of the European Framework of Reference CEFR.
Information can be found on the Institute for Romance Studies
After passing the aptitude test you can enroll. Information about the dates for enrollment and the required documents can be found on the homepage of the Registrar's Office.
Foreign applicants applying to Regensburg must be able to provide evidence of German language skills at the level of the German Language Test for University Admission of Foreign Study Applicants (DSH) or a German language examination equivalent to it. This is also possible retrospectively and must be done by the end of the first semester of study at the latest.
The suitability of candidates is determined by the Institute for Romance Studies at the University of Regensburg. After the receipt of the documents, the applicants are invited to a selection procedure at the University of Regensburg (usually in the fourth week of July). There you will then complete:
If the result of the aptitude test is "passed", you will be admitted to the German-French Studies program at the University of Regensburg.
If the result is "not passed", you can re-register for the selection procedure for the following winter semester if you wish.