News and events

ENB Meet-and-greet

An informal meet-and-greet for newly enroled members of the Elite Network Bavaria will take place on 4 November 2017 in the large lecture hall (Auditorium Maximum) of the Technical University of Munich.

filed 18 September 2017

Enrolment Winter '17

Enrolment for the winter term 2017 starts 21 May and runs until 15 September. Interested students are invited to read about the structure of the programme and the host universities of Bamberg and Erlangen-Nuremberg, as well as about requirements and the process of formal application. We are excited to aid you in broadening your horizons!

filed 7 May 2017, updated 17 July 2017

Opening Ceremony

The opening ceremony for the master's degree Cultural Studies of the Middle East will take place on 21 November 2017, 6 pm, at the University of Bamberg. All prospective students are invited. The evening commences with a talk by guest speaker Prof. Dr Stefan Leder (Orient-Institut Beirut and University of Halle).

filed 7 May 2017

KLAS2017

The two-week Kurdish Language Autumn School (4–15 September 2017) offers intensive language courses in the main varieties of Kurdish, plus a mix of workshops and seminars by leading experts in the field of Kurdish linguistics.

Sorani and Kurmanji will be offered at two levels for the full duration of the course, while shorter courses in Hawrami and Zazaki will also be available. Additionally, participants may choose from a variety of afternoon workshops, for example close reading of literary and academic Kurmanji, selected topics in sociolinguistics, or comparative Kurdish morphosyntax. Participants in the language courses will be eligible for earning European Credit Transfer points.

KLAS2017 is hosted by the Institute for Oriental Studies at the University of Bamberg.

filed 5 April 2017