Comparative Dramaturgy and Performance Research (Master of Arts)

 PLEASE NOTE: Applications for the winter semester 2017/18 are accepted under reserve and are subject to the pending approval of the study regulations.

Overview
Conditions of admission
Applications


Overview

Course content and focus areas 

The Master’s programme Comparative Dramaturgy and Performance Research is organised by five European universities and aims at students with a high interest in cross-cultural work and international networks, such as festivals, co-productions, exchange programmes and co-operations.

Students conduct an internship and two semesters abroad at one of the partner universities in Brussels, Paris or Helsinki and graduate with a double degree.

The semesters abroad allow an in depth examination of theatre practices and studies in diverse cultural settings. The internship provides an acute and valuable insight into a variety of production methods and production processes in different countries.

Partner Universities:

  • Université libre de Bruxelles
  • Université Paris Nanterre
  • University of the Arts Helsinki

Co-operations with the Hessische Theaterakademie, the Festival „Frankfurter Positionen“ the BHF-Bank-Stiftung; Festival Impulse, NRW; Kammerspiele München, Kampnagel Kulturfabrik, Hamburg; PACT Zollverein, Essen; Ruhrtriennale; Théâtre des Amandiers, Nanterre; Tanzquartier Wien; Theater der Welt; Volksbühne am Rosa Luxemburg-Platz furthermore ensure an eclectic exchange.

Detailed information

Information from the department

Degree Master of Arts in Comparative Dramaturgy and Performance Research
Duration The standard length of study for the Master of Arts is 4 semesters. 
Languages of instruction German, English, Language of instruction at partner university
Start of the programme The programme starts at the beginning of the winter semester.
Student advisory service Leonie Otto / Isabelle Pietsch
Institut für Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft
Nobert-Wollheim-Platz 1
60629 Frankfurt am Main
Tel.: 069-798-32071
Fax: 069-798-32068
E-mail: cdpr@tfm.uni-frankfurt.de


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Conditions of admission

Admission requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree or comparable degree in a similar subject
  • practical experience in the occupational field of dramaturgy – as a rule of at least two months duration
  • Proof of language skills in German (DSH I), English (at least level B2) and another modern foreign language at level B1 (preferably French or the language of instruction at the partner university)
Provisional admission No regulations.
Entrance Examination

Preselection based on the following criteria:

  • Copy of the Bachelor’s degree certificate (incl. Diploma Supplement)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Description of previous artistic and academic work
  • Description of a piece of art that had a lasting impression on the applicant

The documents are to be submitted by mail and E-mail. The examination board selects suitable candidates for an entrance examination which will take place in June.

Mode of admission Admission is not restricted. Five applicants are admitted every year.


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Applications

Documents to be submitted

The following documents are to be submitted in English:

  • Copy of the Bachelor’s degree certificate (incl. Diploma Supplement)
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • Letter of motivation
  • Description of previous artistic and academic work
  • Description of a piece of art that had a lasting impression on the applicant
  • Proof of language skills in English (at least level B2) and another modern foreign language at level B1 (preferably French or the language of instruction at the partner university)
  • If the first degree was obtained at an international higher education institution: certificate of German language skills (DSH I)
  • you may need to submit other documents depending on your country of origin and your previous education; please see the general information about applying for a Master’s degree
Deadline for applications 31. May 2017 (postmark)
Address for applications

Applications are to be submitted in English by mail and E-mail (cdpr@tfm.uni-frankfurt.de):

Goethe-Universität Frankfurt am Main
Institut für Theater-, Film- und Medienwissenschaft
Master-Studiengang Dramaturgie
Leonie Otto / isabelle pietsch
Nobert-Wollheim-Platz 1
D-60629 Frankfurt am Main


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