Modules

The bachelor's program consists of a compulsory module (H1) and two elective modules (H2 and H3):

H1: Introduction to Hermeneutics:

A two-semester introductory course, accompanied by a tutorial providing guided readings of basic texts.

H2: Methodology of interpretation: a two semester proseminar in relation to the major subject, with a proseminar term paper discussing the interdisciplinary implications

H3: Focused study of a hermeneutical issue: a one semester lecture course on a hermeneutical issues in the area of the respective main subject; this will be accompanied by an independent study, a  review of the literature from the lecture course, and an oral examination.


The master’s degree program consists of a compulsory module (H4) and one elective (compulsary) module (H5)

H4: A one semester seminar in advanced hermeneutics, with a seminar presentation and term paper

H5:  A second focused study on a hermeneutical issue, including a one semester lecture course on a hermeneutical issue in the area of the respective main subject, which is accompanied by an independent study, and an essay on a topic of the lectures.