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The Department

The Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology in Freiburg focusses on global social and (inter)cultural dynamics. It is characterized by research on global issues and a broad spectrum of courses on Asia, Africa and Latin America. Both teaching and research at the department are excellently linked to a wider interdisciplinary and international network. Within the offered courses at undergraduate as well as post-graduate level, students acquire methodological, theoretical as well as hands-on expertise, which qualifies them for various relevant fields of work within society and the global world.

Bachelor of Arts

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Master of Arts Ethnologie


Studying in the M.A. program will enable you to develop your own scientific profile. At the same time you can acquire direct practical experience by conducting your own fieldwork projects or taking part in guided fieldresearch exercises and current research projects. 



An overview of the courses in the winter semester 2018/2019 can be found in German here.


Office Hours in the lecture free time:

Monday - Friday 10 a.m.- 12 m.d.
Monday - Tursday 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.


Address and contact details:

University of Freiburg

Institut für Ethnologie

Werthmannstr. 10

D - 79085 Freiburg



Tel.: +49 (0) 761 203-3593

Fax: +49 (0) 761 203-3581