Social and Cultural Anthropology

Information on the M.A. program in "Social and Cultural Anthropology" at the University of Tübingen

On this page you can find the latest information about the Master's program at the University of Tübingen:

Information for New Students

The Master’s program in Social and Cultural Anthropology is offered in English starting from the winter semester 2014/15. The exam regulations valid since 2012/13 still apply in the winter term 2015/16. For more information, please see below.

For queries regarding admissions please contact the Central University Administration or the Student Secretariat, and NOT the department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Lectures and courses in the Summer Term 2015
Lectures and courses in the Summer Term 2015 (German)
Modul Verantwortlicher LP
Module 3: Import module: Theories of Culture and Society
The socio-religious organisations of societies of Madagascar Klocke-Daffa 4,5 ECTS
Anthropology of Christianity Jebens 4,5 ECTS

Module 4: Languages

Kyrgyz Level I Tulebaeva  
Kyrgyz Level II Tulebaeva  
Tamil Level I Oehler  
Persian Level I Mousavi  
Afrikaans Level II Verhoef  

Module 5: South and Central Asia

South Asia: Main themes and debates Parkin 6 ECTS
Reading course: South Asia Parkin


Anthropological Research in Central Asia Bechtold 6 ECTS
Reading course: Ethnographies on Central Asia Parkin 3 ECTS
South Asia: Social inequalities in urban and rural spaces Beckmann 4,5 ECTS
Central Asia: Islamic daily practices Kicherer 4,5 ECTS
Central Asia and Caucasus: post-soviet region? Körner 4,5 ECTS
Iran: Social systems of order, institutions and development in post-revolutionary Iran Nadjmabadi 4,5 ECTS

Module 6: Immersion Module

Anthropology of Material Culture and Materiality Parkin 4,5 ECTS
Research Methods Jebens 4,5 ECTS
Digitalized Silk Route: Digitalized registration of informal markets and trade routes in Eurasia Fehlings 4,5 ECTS
Anthropological Fields of Application: Anthropology of refugees and refugee assistance Braun 4,5 ECTS
Anthropological Fields of Application: Sport and integration in Tübingen/ Reutlingen Schneegaß 4,5 ECTS
Anthropological Fields of Application: Anthropologists and Intercultural Communication Hermeking 4,5 ECTS

Module 7: Project Preparation Module

Working groups → organised by students   6 ECTS

Module 9: Examination Module

Colloquium Klocke-Daffe 3 ECTS

Short overview of the course content

Performance requirements and examination regulations

Older Curricula, Module Handbooks and Exam Regulations can be found in Archiv!