Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Master of Arts (MA)

This program is currently suspended.


Graduate students in this Department may concentrate on any of the periods or any particular aspect of the history of German literature and thought. Interested and gifted students may continue with doctoral studies under the supervision of Dalhousie Faculty at the University of Heidelberg. The language of instruction is German.


Research in the Department is concerned principally with the Baroque Age, the literary and philosophical tradition of German Idealism and modernity, and the culture of the twentieth century. We have special expertise in the following fields:

  • Reception of Islamic Orient
  • Reception of Greek and Roman Antiquity
  • General and Comparative Aesthetics

Admission Requirements

Candidates must satisfy the general requirements for admission to the Faculty of Graduate Studies.

Contact Information

Subject Code: GERM
Tel: 902-494-2161
Address: FASS Building, 6135 University Avenue,
Halifax, NS, Canada, B3H 4P9
Graduate Coordinator: Dr. Hans-Gunther Schwarz
Graduate Coordinator Tel: 902-494-2161
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