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Graduate Programs

MA in Comparative Literature

The department considers applicants with a BA degree (or its equivalent) in Comparative Literature or one of the individual languages and literatures. Applicants in related fields in the humanities and social sciences, such as anthropology, art history, environmental studies, film studies, history, international affairs, linguistics, music, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, sociology, and women’s studies, who demonstrate a strong interest in literary and interdisciplinary studies, as well as highly-motivated, highly-qualified candidates from other disciplines, such as international business, law, journalism and education, who demonstrate a strong interest in intercultural studies will also be considered .

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PHD in Comparative Literature

Under normal circumstances the department admits to the doctoral program only qualified students with an MA degree (or its equivalent) in Comparative Literature, or in one of the individual languages and literatures, or in a related field in the humanities and social sciences. The department may also admit highly motivated and highly qualified students without an MA degree, in which case they need to obtain this degree by the end of the second year in order to continue their doctoral studies.

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