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Information session: MSt in Modern Languages at the University of Oxford 

Are you interested in the study of Modern Languages on an advanced degree level? Would you like to be part of a large research community spanning seven languages, with research interests ranging from Medieval Studies all the way to Contemporary Literature Studies? Would you like to spend 9 months at one of the oldest universities in the world? If your answer to at least one of these questions is ‘YES’, check out the Master of Studies in Modern Languages at the University of Oxford

Want to know more? Watch a short information session with Henrike Lähnemann, Professor of Medieval German Literature and Linguistics, and a couple of former and current Master students. Update! There is the opportunity for a Question and Answer session for those wishing to apply for 2024/25 on Tuesday, 21 November 2023, 5-5:30pm British / 6-6:30pm continental time and on Monday, 4 December 2023, 5:30-6pm British / 6:30-7pm continental time. If you would like to join, please contact Henrike Lähnemann for the Zoom details.

This compact information session is set out to answer questions regarding the course, from entry requirements and application process to funding opportunities and the course structure, consisting of two Special Subjects, a Method option and a dissertation (10.000 – 12.000 words). It also takes in special aspects in the life of a Modern Languages student at the University of Oxford such as the College system.

Please email Marlene Schilling if you have any further questions.

And for some fun: Listen to the top tips by some of the current Master students from the Faculty of Medieval and Modern Languages:

Plus some insights into a seminar, the Medieval German Graduate Seminar which meets once a week to discuss current research and a literary text chosen collectively:

Finally: a short intro to studying German at Oxford, aimed at British Sixth Formers:

Image: A group of Master students in the Graduate Study Room of the Taylor Institution Library, examinig a 15th century German manuscript from Erfurt for the Method Option ‘Palaeography, History of the Book, Digital Humanities’ with Henrike Lähnemann

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