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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?
  • Each lecture and each seminar that I attend changes my view of theatre in an ongoing process.

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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. In addition, it is possible to combine this RUB subject with the B.A. "Musikwissenschaft" at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen across locations.

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,


  • good language skills, a talent for writing, critical reflection, basic historical and philosophical knowledge

  • the scenic arts, debates, difficult texts, conducting academic work

struggles 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 3. semester.
Duration: 1 semester

Where do I find help?

Academic advisory office

Catherin Persing, M. A.
Building, Room: GB 3/34
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-19442
Website academic advisory office

Contact students

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