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Scenic Research

... looks into questions such as ...

  • What is theatre and how did it evolve?
  • How do I analyse a production?
  • When do people exhibit performative behaviour?
  • Which challenges has theatre to face today?
  • Which role has theatre played in history?

Degree programmes


Scenic Research, Master 1 subject


Degree: Master of Arts
Start: Summer semester
Duration: 4 semesters
Classroom language: German

Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

thanks to its specific theory-based and application-oriented teaching and training profile, it prepares students for careers in an artistic field, as well as in art-supporting and art-communicating fields, both dramatic and performative.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • Scenic rehearsals and performances
  • Production approaches in the art and culture industry
  • Theories of scenic arts
  • Dramaturgy
  • Mediality
  • Cultural science
  • Aesthetics

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,


  • an inquiring mind, artistic abilities, relevant theatre experience

  • the scenic arts, hands-on rehearsals, developing artistic projects, new experiences
struggles through:

  • carrying responsibility, collective processes, critical self-reflection

This degree programme is suited for graduates in the following subjects
  • Theatre Studies
  • university graduates with artistic skills or competencies regarding the communication of arts in general
Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in dramaturgy
  • in arts administration
  • in the theatre industry
  • in academia
  • in the press

And else?

An internship ...

is optional.

Studying abroad ...

can be done voluntarily.

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Prof. Dr. Sven Lindholm
Building, Room: GB 3/33
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-23025
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Theaterwissenschaft
Building, Room: GB 3/131
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-25081
Website Fachschaft