QISPOS Registration Period
Die Anmeldefrist für Studien- und Prüfungsleistungen im Sommersemester 2021 ist vom 26.4.2021 - 22.6.2021. Bitte melden Sie sich innerhalb dieses Zeitraums in QISPOS an. Nähere Informationen finden Sie hier: PDF Qispos-Hinweise Sommersemester 2021, PDF QISPOS guidelines for students.
The registration period for examintion and course assignments in the summer semester 2021 is from 26.4.2021 - 22.6.2021. Please register in QISPOS within this period. You can find more information here: PDF Qispos-instructions summer semester 2021, PDF QISPOS guidelines for students.
Lectures and courses of the Master in Social Anthropology summer term 2021
The summer term 2021 starts due to the Covid-situation at WWU online with courses from Learnweb. Lectures start from 12th April. Some of the courses may already provide material beforehand.
Find the learnweb courses of the Master in Social Anthropology clicking this link. You may search courses also by typing your lecturer’s name in the search box of the learnweb. If not existent, remaining courses will provided next days. Information on zoom sessions you will find within the learnweb courses.
The enrolment keys for the learnweb courses will be published in the learnweb course LCA (You can ask for the password via E-Mail: email@example.com). Some of the lecturers have already published the enrollment key on their course description (course descriptions). Otherwise please ask the respective lecturer for the password by email.
In regard to courses of the Career Center contact them directly.
For questions in regard to planing the term contact Dr. Schleiter during office hours tuesdays 4pm to 6pm.
Workshop "How to Write a term Paper"
On Friday the 8th of January 2021, from 12:00 to 4:00 p.m. will take place the Workshop "How to write a term paper". Participants should register with Dr. Markus Schleiter, by 3rd of January 2021. More information can be found here.
Lectures and courses of the Master in Social Anthropology winter term 2020/21
In the winter term 2020/21, teaching and learning starts from 2nd November and will be conducted online. Course material for all courses is made available via the university e-learning platform Learnweb. There is a learnweb module where you will find access passwords of all courses offered by the Department of Anthropology: LCA (Learnweb Courses Anthropology). Find the enrolment key sending an E-Mail to Dr. Markus Schleiter (firstname.lastname@example.org) or to the Secretariat (email@example.com). The access password can also be found also with the course abstract in the university calendar/Vorlesungsverzeichnis or you may inquire with the course instructor.
Master in Social Anthropology: FAQ and Learnweb Tutorial
FAQ MA-Thesis Supervision
FAQ MA Mod 8
Because of the covid-19 situation, oral defense of the Master Thesis in Mod. 8 may be held via a video conference (zoom). Mod. 8 is taught by Prof. Helene Basu or Prof. Dorothea Schulz, one of whom will conduct the viva. The oral defense of the thesis concludes Mod 8 and cannot be attended before the writing process of the thesis starts. Please contact Ms. Osterheider for further information.
Master in Social Anthropology/Sozialanthropologie
Social anthropology looks at diverse socio-cultural lifeworlds. Social anthropologists explore human diversity, cultural similarities and differences, and modes of communication. Taking history into account, social anthropology is grounded in ethnography subjected to theoretical analyses and description. Social anthropological knowledge facilitates cross- and intercultural understandings. The programme encourages reflexivity and ethically responsible research practices. The 4 semester curriculum entails three types of modules imparting knowledge of anthropological theories, fieldwork methods/research project development and regional ethnographic knowledge.
Language of instruction: English (non-obligatory courses may be taught in German).
- Knowledge of human diversity Anthropological perspectives of socio-cultural practices and processes of change
- Conceptual and methodological qualifications in designing and conducting ethnographic research projects
- Culture sensitive approaches in pluralistic social settings
- Skills of mediation and transcultural communication
Chances and perspectives
The M.A. Programme in Social Anthropology is a prerequisite for the PhD and prepares for a number of professional fields such as:
- research and teaching at universities and other institutions of higher education
- international development and peace and conflict research
- museums and exhibition activities
- media and publishing
- youth and adult education; inter-cultural education
- culture management and cultural mediation
- public relations, advertising, tourism
- organisation and market research
Start: Winter Semester (October)
For German, EU-citizens and NON- EU citizens: Deadline for applications is 15th July 2021.
NON-EU citizens: Application opens 1st week of May. An early application is recommended.
The application-process is online, you will have to submit originals only at the time of enrolment.
Contact at the Institute of Ethnology / student advisor:
Please note: Questions concerning the application procedure and the formalities Can ALSO be asked at the Student Admissions Office