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Theatre Studies

... 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


Theatre Studies, Bachelor 2 subject


Degree: Bachelor of Arts
Start: Winter semester
Duration: 6 semesters
Classroom language: German

2-Subject Bachelor Programme: This degree programme requires a second subject.
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Detailed information for international applicants

What's it all about?

This degree programme is unique, because ...

it applies liberal-arts theories to scenic and performative practices.

It provides the opportunity to specialise in the following fields
  • History
  • Theory of scenic arts
  • Analysis
  • Dramaturgy
  • Mediality
  • Scenic research
  • Philosophy

Who is suited?

Those who wish to enrol in this degree programme,

... have:
good language skills, a talent for writing, critical reflection, basic historical and philosophical knowledge
... enjoy:
the scenic arts, debates, difficult texts, conducting academic work
... struggle through:
carrying responsibility, writing theses, critical self-reflection, books

Graduates from this degree programme frequently work
  • in dramaturgy
  • in arts administration
  • in fringe/alternative theatre
  • in academia
  • in the press

And else?

An internship ...

is optional. It is done as part of the optional module.

Studying abroad ...

is recommended. It is done in the Er kann ab dem 3. Semester absolviert werden. semester.
Duration: 1 semester

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Catherin Persing
Building, Room: GB 3/34
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-21778
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

Fachschaft Theaterwissenschaft
Building, Room: GB 2/143
Website Fachschaft