M.A. in 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, research methodology and concepts of philosophy and schools of thought. Students opting for the comprehensive M.A. in German Studies programme shall also have core courses on German film and current trends in cultural studies. Students opting for M.A. in German Studies with specialisation in Translation shall have core courses on Business & Commercial Translation, Scientific & Technical Translation & Translation of Patent Texts.

Guidelines for admission to M.A. in German Studies shall be shared soon.

Material for Entrance Test: 

*The entrance test consists of one paper, with 3 sections, as follows: Sec. I: Summary of the prescribed literary texts, Sec. II: An essay, Sec. III: Language Structure equivalent to level B2.2, and an interview. Kindly show your self attested qualifying exam certificate's for the entrance test /Personal interview.


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

M.A. & M.A. (Hons.) in 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. & M.A. (Hons.) in 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-Thurs, 9.00 a.m. to 1.30 p.m. Fri - 11.30 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.

Exam: Continuous Evaluation (40 marks) and Semester End Exam (60 marks)

Standard of Passing: Students should secure minimum 4 Grade points (40%) i.e. Letter Grade D in each course and complete 75% attendance.