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In a Europe that is increasingly growing together, multilingualism and intercultural skills are playing an ever-important role, especially for future generations. This also applies to Germany's partner countries, France and Italy, which can each look back on a long common history as well as culturally and economically grown partnerships.

In times of globalisation, however, it is also important to have strong non-European partners. The fruitful partnership between Bielefeld University and the Universidad de Guadalajara in Mexico is a good example for this and the double degree programme in InterAmerican Studies has turned out to be one the most important results of this partnership.


France

Studying at a multidisciplinary university in the heart of Paris:

The Université Paris Cité was created in 2019 by a merger of the Universities of Paris Diderot and Paris Descartes with the Institut de physique du globe de Paris. With a total of 14 teaching and research campuses, the Université Paris Cité offers a wide range of degree programmes and courses in medicine, health sciences, natural sciences and technology, as well as the humanities, economics and social sciences. Of more than 63,000 enrolled students, approximately 11,000 come from abroad, many of them from Germany. Students have access to a modern university infrastructure and a wide selection of major libraries throughout Paris.

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Bielefeld University and the Université de Paris began their cooperation back in 1998 with a joint study programme in history.

The Double Degree programme is supported by the Franco-German University (FGU) with a scholarship for the time abroad. Students may enter the programme in the winter or summer semester.

After successful completion of the Bachelor’s degree, the Franco-German study programme can be continued with a Master’s degree.

Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/biparis
Contact: bipag@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. Dr. Lisa Regazzoni

Prof. Dr. Lisa Regazzoni

Geschichtstheorie

Telephone
+49 521 106-3224
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-87958
Room
Gebäude X A2-220

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

 

Students of Bielefeld University who wish to participate in the Double Degree programme should send their application documents by post to the programme coordinator of the responsible faculty and additionally submit an application through the online application portal for History as a major subject + minor subject of their choice (please note that separate deadlines may apply here).

Undergraduate students of history can join the programme up to the third semester.

For more information on the application procedure, please visit the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

For students from the Université de Paris:

Please submit your application for the Double Degree programme to the Université de Paris. For the subsequent application to Bielefeld University please adhere to the regular application deadlines (15 January for the summer semester / 15 July for the winter semester).

 

Dr. Thomas Lüttenberg

Dr. Thomas Lüttenberg

Projektreferent

Telephone
+49 521 106-12957
Room
Gebäude X A2-241

Course of Studies

The German and French students spend the first four semesters at Bielefeld University, where they also pair up with a language exchange partner. In addition to History as a major subject, students choose a minor subject (usually Art History and Historical Image Studies).

From the fifth semester onwards, all students continue their studies in History (Licence Histoire) at the Faculté Sociétés et Humanités at the Université de Paris, where they also attend an intensive language course and a summer school.

Students from Bielefeld spend two semesters abroad and students from Paris four semesters. All students must earn at least 30 ECTS at the partner university. (More detailed information is available from the programme coordinators.)

After successful completion of the Bachelor's programme, it is possible to pursue a Master’s degree in History.

Hélène Bernard

Hélène Bernard

E-mail
BiPaG@uni-bielefeld.de
Telephone
+49 521 106-3209
Room
Building X A3-209

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

More information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

The Double Degree Master’s programme in History can either be studied in continuation of the undergraduate Double Degree programme or as a separate course of studies.

Programme participants study two semesters in Paris and Bielefeld each. Here, the sequence may be determined individually. An intensive language course and summer schools are offered in Paris to help with language skills.

The Double Degree programme is supported by the Franco-German University (FGU) with a scholarship for the time abroad. Students may enter the programme in the winter or summer semester.

Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/biparis
Contact: bipag@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. Dr. Lisa Regazzoni

Prof. Dr. Lisa Regazzoni

Geschichtstheorie

Telephone
+49 521 106-3224
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-87958
Room
Gebäude X A2-220

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

German students submit their application to Bielefeld University, French students direct their application to the Université de Paris.

Students of Bielefeld University who wish to participate in the Double Degree programme should send their application documents by post to the programme coordinator of the responsible faculty and additionally submit an application on the online application portal for a Master of Arts in History.

MA History students can join the programme up to the second semester.

For more information on the application procedure, please visit the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

 

 

Dr. Thomas Lüttenberg

Dr. Thomas Lüttenberg

Projektreferent

Telephone
+49 521 106-12957
Room
Gebäude X A2-241

Course of Studies

Students can start the MA programme either in Bielefeld or Paris. After the first year, students transfer to the other university, where they complete and submit their Master's thesis at the end of the second year. With the completion of the programme, students receive a degree from both universities as well as a certificate of the Franco-German University. The period abroad is two semesters. (For more information, please contact the programme coordinators).

Hélène Bernard

Hélène Bernard

E-mail
BiPaG@uni-bielefeld.de
Telephone
+49 521 106-3209
Room
Building X A3-209

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

More information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

The French-German undergraduate programme in Chemistry begins for all students at Bielefeld University. After the first three semesters in Germany, students transfer to Paris for the remaining three semesters. German and French students thus learn together from the very beginning. During the first weeks at the respective partner university, students take part in an intensive language course.

The Double Degree programme is supported by the Franco-German University with a scholarship for the time abroad. Good knowledge of the French language is required at the time of application. The programme can only be started in the winter semester.


Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/fakultaeten/chemie/studium/dtfrz/
Contact: thomas.hellweg@uni-bielefeld.de   

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hellweg

Prof. Dr. Thomas Hellweg

Telephone
+49 521 106-2055
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-6888
Room
UHG F3-106

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

Detailed information on how to apply for the Franco-German B.Sc. Chemistry programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

The undergraduate programme in Chemistry can only be started in the winter semester.

 

 

Course of Studies

All students spend one and a half years at both universities. The first three semesters are studied at Bielefeld University, the last three at the Université de Paris.

You can find more detailed information about the course of studies on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

More information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 


Italy

The Università di Bologna is the oldest university in Europe. With about 87,500 students, it not only has a unique historical tradition, but has also been a leader in internationalisation for centuries. More than 6,700 international students attend the highly regarded university in the historic city centre. In the field of history, the Alma Mater ranks among the 100 best universities worldwide. With more than 210 degree programmes, the university in the regional capital offers a diverse and exciting range of courses.

More information

 

For German students, the German-Italian Master’s programme in History with the Università di Bologna begins in Bielefeld. In the second and third semester, they transfer to Bologna and finish their studies in the fourth semester at Bielefeld University.

The Italian students spend the first academic year in Bologna and the second in Bielefeld, so that Italian and German students of one year group study the second and fourth semester together. The German-Italian history programme can be studied in two disciplinary fields of specialization:

Specialization field: History in a cross-epochal perspective 
In Bologna, classes are held in Italian, in Bielefeld they are held in German. Language skills can be improved throughout the first semester. Financial support may be provided by the DAAD. Good Italian language skills are required at the time of application. Students may enter the programme in the winter or summer semester.

Specialization field: Global Cultures (English curriculum)
Classes are held in English in Bologna and Bielefeld. Financial support may be provided by the DAAD. Good English language skills are required at the time of application. Students may enter the programme in the winter or summer semester.

Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bibog
Contact: bibog@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. Dr. Vito Francesco Gironda

Prof. Dr. Vito Francesco Gironda

Telephone
+49 521 106-3231
Room
Gebäude X A2-218

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

The programme is aimed at graduates with a successfully completed undergraduate degree (Bachelor/Laurea) in History with a grade of 3.0 or better. Furthermore, sufficient language skills in Italian (for the Cross-Epoch Perspective specialization field) or English (for the Global Cultures specialization field) are required.

Students of the Università di Bologna do not need to apply separately at Bielefeld University.

For more detailed information please check the section ”Application process“ on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

Course of Studies

Students from Bielefeld University spend their second and third semesters at the Università di Bologna to gain 54 ECTS in the Laurea Magistrale in Scienze Storiche e Orientalistiche.

Students from the Università di Bologna spend their third and fourth semesters at Bielefeld University to earn at least 30 ECTS in the MA History programme.

Students spend at least two semesters abroad. More information is available from the programme coordinators.

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

More information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

 

 

Sociology at the Università di Bologna encompasses legal, economic and political science. Bielefeld complements this application-oriented model with a theoretical and methodological orientation. After admission to the Master's programme in Sociology, interested students may apply for the Double Degree programme during their first semester of the Master's programme.

Students who begin the programme in Bielefeld transfer to Bologna in the third semester. The last semester can be studied in Bielefeld or Bologna. The courses are held in the respective national language and partly in English. Good English and Italian language skills are required at the time of application. The programme can only be started in the winter semester.

Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/bibosoc
Contact: international.soc@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. PhD Thomas Faist

Prof. PhD Thomas Faist

Professor of Sociology of Transnationalization, Migration and Development

Telephone
+49 521 106-4650
Room
Gebäude X D2-224

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

The programme is open for students with an undergraduate degree in social sciences or a comparable subject. Interested students first apply for the MA programme in Sociology through the online application portal of Bielefeld University. After being admitted, they may apply for the Double Degree programme during the first semester of the Master's programme.

More information on the application process can be found on the ​Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

PD Dr.  Rosa Brandhorst

PD Dr. Rosa Brandhorst

Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin im Bereich Transnationale Beziehungen, Entwicklungs- und Migrationssoziologie (Prof. Faist)

Telephone
+49 521 106-4635
Room
Gebäude X D2-218

Course of Studies

Students of Bielefeld University spend their third semester at the Università di Bologna to collect 28 ECTS in the Laurea Magistrale in Sociologia e Servizio Sociale.

Students from the Università di Bologna spend their third semester at Bielefeld University to gain 28 ECTS in the Master of Arts in Sociology.

All students spend one semester at the respective partner university. (An extension may be possible. More information is available from the programme coordinators).

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

More information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

The Double Degree programme teaches skills for developing complex cognitive systems that are able to perceive their environment and react intelligently to it.

Students transfer to the partner university in their third semester and then have the option of adding another semester to write their Master's thesis. At the end of their studies, they receive a Master's degree in "Intelligent Systems" from Bielefeld University and a Master's degree in "Computer Science" from Bologna University.

A good knowledge of English is required at the time of application. The programme can be started in the winter semester.

Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/iisy
Kontakt: iisy@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. Dr. Philipp Cimiano

Prof. Dr. Philipp Cimiano

Tel.
0521 106 12249
E-Mail
cimiano@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

Applications are only possible for the winter semester. More detailed information can be found under "Application" on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

Weiterführende Informationen

 

Studieninformation

Allgemeine Informationen zum Fach, den Lehrveranstaltungen, Fristen und Terminen und zur Bewerbung, Zulassung und Einschreibung finden Sie auf der Seite der allgemeinen Studieninformation.

Studienprogramm

Detaillierte Informationen zum Double Degree Programm M.Sc. Intelligente Systeme finden Sie auf der Studienprogrammseite der Fakultät.

With more than 700 years of history, Sapienza (engl. wisdom) is one of the oldest universities in Europe. It has more than 115,000 students, 5,000 teachers, 2,000 technical and administrative staff and more than 1,500 hospital administrators.  The mission of Sapienza is to contribute to the development of the knowledge society through excellent research and teaching as well as international collaboration.

Sapienza offers more than 280 Bachelor's and Master's degree programmes, including more than 50 in English, more than 200 postgraduate programmes, about 80 doctoral colleges and another 80 professional schools. It has a total of 11 faculties and 63 departments, as well as numerous other research and service facilities. The university management and central administration are divided into various institutions and sectors.

More information

 

Since the winter semester 2018/2019, Bielefeld University and La Sapienza University di Roma have been offering Master's students of Literary Studies the opportunity to earn a double degree. The programme is directed at German and Italian students, who each spend one semester at the respective partner university.

So if you are interested in intercultural exchange and international, interdisciplinary perspectives, if you are enthusiastic about German literature, but also about Italy, you can apply now and find yourself on the Spanish Steps reading Goethe in the third semester of the Master's programme already, make contacts with fellow Italian students and have a unique study experience.

Further information: www.uni-bielefeld.de/biroli
Contact: biroli@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. Dr. Mona Körte

Prof. Dr. Mona Körte

Allgemeine und Vergleichende Literaturwissenschaft, europäisch-jüdische Literatur

Telephone
+49 521 106-3491
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-6916
Room
UHG C4-145

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

Students of Bielefeld University who wish to apply for the Double Degree programme must be enrolled in the Master's programme in Literary Studies.

More detailed information on the application and admission requirements can be found under "Application" on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

Dr. Anna Lenz

Dr. Anna Lenz

Lehre und Mitarbeit im Rahmen der Internationalisierung

Telephone
+49 521 106-2577
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-6916
Room
UHG D4-113

Course of Studies

Students of Bielefeld University spend their third semester at the Sapienza - Università di Roma to earn 30 ECTS in the Laurea Magistrale in Scienze Letterarie.

Students of the Sapienza - Università di Roma spend their second semester at Bielefeld University to earn 30 ECTS in the Master of Arts in Literary Studies.

The period abroad is one semester. (An extension may be possible. More detailed information can be obtained from the programme coordinators).

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

Detailed information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 


Mexico

The Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG) is the second oldest and second most important university in Mexico. It has fifteen Centros Universitarios (a Centro Universitario corresponds to a campus), which are divided into six Centros universitarios temáticos in Guadalajara and nine Centros universitarios regionales in the state of Jalisco. More than 280,000 students are currently enrolled at UdeG. The university has more than 120 postgraduate programmes and about 200 research groups that are considered outstanding.

The University of Guadalajara is instrumental in organising outstanding cultural events, such as the International Book Fair (FIL) or the International Film Festival (FICG), which transform Guadalajara into a leading centre of Latin American culture.

More information: www.udg.mx

 

Since the winter semester 2018/19, the MA Inter-American Studies/Estudios InterAmericanos offers a Double Degree programme with Guadalajara's Maestría en Literaturas Interamericanas to deepen the intensive cooperation with the Universidad de Guadalajara (UdeG), Mexico. This programme enables students to complete the Master's programme at Bielefeld University and the Maestría at the Universidad de Guadalajara at the same time and to graduate with both degrees. This option is currently supported by the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), which offers scholarships and covers travel expenses for the two-semester stay in Mexico.

The programme is particularly recommended for students who would like to focus on literary and cultural studies in InterAmerican Studies/Estudios InterAmericanos. The first two semesters are studied in Bielefeld and cover the basics of the interdisciplinary area studies of InterAmerican Studies/Estudios Interamericanos. The second half of the programme is completed at the Universidad de Guadalajara with the support of a DAAD scholarship. There, the focus in the Maestría en Literaturas Interamericanas is on literary and cultural studies. The Master's thesis is written in Guadalajara.


Further information
Contact: ias@uni-bielefeld.de

 

Prof. Dr. Joachim Michael

Prof. Dr. Joachim Michael

Telephone
+49 521 106-3650
Telephone secretary
+49 521 106-3662
Room
UHG C4-240

Application and Admission

For general information about the application procedure at Bielefeld University please check the Application & Enrolment section on the university’s information pages for prospective students.

If you wish to join the Double Degree programme, please indicate your preference for a Double Degree in your application for the MA InterAmerican Studies/Estudios InterAmericanos.

More detailed information on the application and admission requirements can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 

Course of Studies

Students from Bielefeld University and students from the Universidad de Guadalajara spend their first and second semesters together at Bielefeld University to study the MA in InterAmerican Studies/Estudios InterAmericanos. The third and fourth semesters are spent at the Universidad de Guadalajara to study in the Maestría en Literaturas Interamericanas.

Each student spends two semesters abroad. More information is available from the programme coordinators.

Further Information

Subject and Course Information

General information on the subject, courses, deadlines and dates as well as application, admission and enrolment procedures can be found on the Subject Information page.

Double Degree Programme

Detailed information on the programme can be found on the Double Degree programme website of the faculty.

 



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