Elective Modules (30 ECTS-Credits)
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Elective Module 4: Literature from a Global Perspective (F) (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: positive completion of compulsory module 17
Learning Outcome: Students have exemplary knowledge of the francophone literatures and cultures from a transnational or transcontinental perspective or the processes of cultural transfer relating to the works of French literature or film. They are familiar with questions of migration, cultural contact and cultural transfer, with the complex of problems of social inequality or regional and milieu-specific diverging types of identity resp. as well as with possible aesthetic strategies for addressing them. With this they consider aspects relevant to cultural studies that contribute to a better understanding of francophone cultures from a global perspective.
Elective Module 7: Excursion (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Students get an insight into specific aspects of a francophone country. Excursions can focus on linguistics, literary studies or cultural studies.
Elective Module 8: Work Experience Abroad (20 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Working in a pertinent economic business or an educational institution, students get in-depth insights into specific aspects of a francophone country.
Work in an institution/company in a French-speaking covering 500 actual hours. The work experience can be passed from the second semester onwards. Before starting the work experience it must be approved by the Director of Studies. Appointments as language assistant by the Ministry of Education of the francophone guest country are deemed to be approved without further inspection. The completion of the work experience must be confirmed by the institution/company and with a work report.
Elective Module 9: Individual Choice of Specialisation (20 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: the prerequisites of the respective curricula do apply
Learning Outcome: This module aims at expanding the study programme and at acquiring additional qualifications.
For individual specialisation modules of the curricula of the bachelor and/or diploma programmes of the University of Innsbruck corresponding to 20 ECTS-Credits are to be chosen according to §54 par. 1 of the Universities Act.

  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).