Students follow the general Bachelor's study programme in history of the Universities of Tübingen and Aix-en-Provence (see http://www.univ-amu.fr/
). This programme consists of lectures, seminars, and tutorials which deal with historical methods and theories, comparative approaches to history, and the various fields of historical research.
Study abroad unit(s)
German students spend the fifth and sixth semesters of the programme in Aix-en-Provence. They also have the opportunity to spend the third semester in Aix-en-Provence if they wish to do so.
French students spend the third and fourth semesters in Tübingen and continue their studies with the German students in Aix-en-Provence in the third year.
Internships are not mandatory, but strongly recommended throughout the studies.
The "Deutsch-Französische Hochschule" (http://www.dfh-ufa.org
) regularly offers internships, as do the Department of History and the Deutsch-Französisches Kulturinstitut Tübingen.
The "Praktikumsbüro" of the Department of History at the University of Tübingen helps students looking for internships by giving them specific offers and information. The programme coordinator will also assist students by passing around specific offers for internships in Franco-German institutions.
Forms of assessment
Students acquire 30 ECTS per semester through various examinations, oral and written:
- Seminar paper
- Oral presentation
- Written exam
- Oral exam
Students acquire profound knowledge and skills in the field of historical research. They become familiar with the scientific techniques of historical research and learn to produce texts according to both French and German methodology.
Students achieve intercultural competence and are able to find work in various fields, such as the cultural sector (museums, publishing, archives), European and international institutions, the media, industry, marketing, or the academic world.