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M.A. (German Studies) at the Department of German offers the choice of specialisation with Culture Studies or Translation. The M.A. programme is a credit based four-semester programme of 2 years. It shall comprise of common papers in German classics, literature, theory of literature, linguistics & stylistics, European cultural history, cultural studies, comparative aesthetics, didactics, theory and methodology of translation, literary translation, scientific translation, medical/ legal translation, research methodology and concepts of philosophy and schools of thought. Students opting for the comprehensive M.A. (German Studies) programme shall also have core courses on German film and current trends in cultural studies.


Students seeking admission to M.A. should have passed

B.A. in German


Graduation in any faculty  +  passed Advanced Diploma in German of the University of Mumbai or any other Indian University  +  Entrance Test*


Graduation in any faculty  +  passed Mittelstufe I or B2.2 offered by Goethe Institute (Max Mueller Bhavan)  +  Entrance Test* OR

Graduation in any faculty  +  equivalent level of competence in German  +  Entrance Test*


Kindly show your self attested qualifying exam certificate's for the entrance test /Personal interview.

Link for M.A. / M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies admission form -

You may visit the website and fill up the application form. Please register first using your E-mail ID and phone number.


OFFLINE Written Entrance Test Date:

Friday, 21.06.2024 and Tuesday, 02.07.2024 from 11.00 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (You may appear for the entrance either on 21.06.2024 or 02.07.2024)


Personal Interview will be conducted after the Written Entrance Test.


For entrance test material 




The following fees for M.A. & M.A. (Hons.) in German Studies shall be applicable for each year.

M.A. (German Studies) Part I - Sem I & II

Open Category  (inside Mumbai University)                                                           : Rs. 5,710/--

Open Category (within & outside Maharashtra, outside Mumbai University)      : Rs. 6,210/-

Reserved Category (inside Mumbai University)                                                       : Rs. 1,555/-

Reserved Category (outside Mumbai University)                                                    : Rs. 2,055/-

Jammu & Kashmir Students                                                                                      : Rs. 6,210/-

Foreign Students                                                                                                        : Rs. 12,710/- 

M.A. (German Studies) Part II - Sem III & IV

Open Category       : Rs. 4,685/-

Reserved Category : Rs. 530/-

Eligibility Fees, if required

Within Maharashtra State   : Rs. 500.00

From outside Maharashtra : Rs. 500.00 

For Foreign Nationals         : Rs. 3,000.00

*Fees are subject to change.

Duration: Two Academic Years.

TimingsFive days a week. Mon - Fri, 9.00 a.m. to 4.30 p.m. 

Exam: Continuous Evaluation (50 marks) and Semester End Exam (50 marks)

Standard of Passing: Students should secure minimum 40%

Attendance: 75% attendance is mandatory for each course.

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