Kulturwissenschaft (Bachelor)

Social/Cultural Anthropology and Cultural Studies

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    Fachbereich 09

    Kulturwissenschaft (Bachelor)

Title on graduation
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.)

Standard course length
6 Semester

Language of delivery

Application period (beginner)
winter semester: 01.05 - 15.07.
summer semester: 01.12. - 15.01.

Open admission

Researcher Bachelor by choice as

  • major subject
  • minor subject

Study description

Kulturwissenschaft / Cultural Research examines cultures as open processes in which people negotiate how they live together, communicate and give meaning and purpose to their lives. In Bremen, the course focuses on ethnology/social and cultural anthropology as well as communication and media studies, with a focus on ethnographic-qualitative methods. This interdisciplinary combination is unique in Germany. All the topics we study - interactions, conflicts, social movements, the circulation of material objects as well as media, film and photography - are placed in their political, economic and historical contexts. Our teaching addresses topics such as power and politics, urban diversity, cultures of nature, film, consumer and corporate cultures, (anti-)racism, migration and diaspora, politics of memory, and digitalization. 
The focus areas at the Institute are (1) diversity and transcultural processes, (2) natural cultures (climate, water, oceans), (3) digital cultures, visual anthropology, media and (4) public anthropology (culture in practice and…

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