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Bachelor programme Egyptian Studies

Content and focus of the degree programme:

This study programme is only available in German.

The bachelor's programme in Egyptian Studies consists of the subdisciplines of archaeology, history, art, language, script, literature, religion, building history and field archaeology. The students are familiarised with the different methods and theories of the individual subdisciplines and will be able to use them in practice after completing the bachelor's programme. At the same time the willingness to adopt and develop new scientific methods is trained. After completing the bachelor's programme graduates will be able to apply them. Specific emphasis is put on the critical faculty. In addition to methodological skills students also gain social skills, e.g. working in a team and communication skills, also on an international level. An increased willingness for mobility as well as the ability to adapt to other cultures and tolerance are promoted.

Higher education institution:
Universität Wien
Group of fields of study:
Degree programme:
Egyptian Studies
Bachelor programme
Academic degree:
Bachelor of Arts, BA
6 Semester / 180 ECTS*

Contact & information materials:

Further information:

Languages of instruction:
Student Union fee: EUR 21,20
Tuition fee - see Detailed information
Stay abroad:
Type of higher education institution:
published in the:
MBl. 2018/19, Stk. 22 (Nr. 122)

Additional information

Erweiterungscurriculum Ägyptologie: MBl. 2012/13, Stk. 25 (Nr. 159)

Definition of the field of studies

The degree programme in Egyptian Studies deals with Egyptian culture in all its subdisciplines as well as their aspects and manifestations and unites them into a holistic picture.


The degree programme consists of 8 modules and one complementary module. 5 compulsory modules, namely Egyptian language and intellectual history, Egyptian archaeology / art history and cultural history, Egyptian literature, Egyptian archaeology and history and Egyptian architecture and art are to be studied. One module each is to be chosen from the alternative compulsory modules Greek and Egyptian architecture and from the alternative compulsory modules Egyptian script and educational dig. The Compulsory Final Module Bachelor and the complementary module from other fields of study round off the degree programme. Students are recommended to study abroad for one semester. At the end of the programme students have to write two bachelor's theses.

Entrance examinations


Supplementary examinations

Greek (DP) - examination has to be passed before the final part of the diploma degree examination or bachelor?s examination