Study Programmes Master Theaterwissenschaft und Interkulturalität

Theatre with a difference – at the University of Luxembourg

The cross-border and multilingual Master degree offers students the opportunity to study theatre from an intercultural perspective.

The programme at a glance – 120 ECTS

  • Duration:
    2 years / 4 sem

  • Language:

  • Admissions
    EU: 1 Feb 2024-
    18 Sep 2024

    Non-EU: 1 Feb 2024 –
    30 Apr 2024

  • Fees:
    200€/ sem. (semester 1,2,4)

  • Format: PartTimePossible

Why study with us?

Luxembourg’s multiculturalism is reflected in the country’s theatre landscape. The programme focuses on the relationship between theatre and interculturality. Only a small group of students is accepted to the programme which allows for individual supervision and mentoring. Courses are organised in collaboration with the University of Trier and students attend classes at both universities.

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What do we offer our students?

An intercultural and interdisciplinary approach to theatre

Students are introduced to the relationship between theatre and interculturalism and deepen
their knowledge of intercultural aesthetics, the different forms and concepts of theatre, theatre
theory and cultural management.
The courses cover both the theory and practice of theatre in its historical and contemporary

A practice-oriented education

The programme has a strong practical orientation allowing students to acquire and experiment with their own artistic skills. Numerous practical seminars with renowned theatre professionals and an internship are part of the degree programme.

Well-connected with the professional world

The study programme is supported by a large international network including partners from universities, artist organisations, theatrical institutions and performing arts festivals from Luxembourg, Germany, France and Belgium. The partners also provide students with internship opportunities.

A glimpse into theatre studies

Natalie Bloch interviews Feridun Zaimoglu

Interviews with Luxembourger theatre professionals

3 questions to 4 Luxembourgish theatre professionals

Impressions of the vernissage “Drama in images”

March 2020 / University of Luxembourg, Belval Campus


For general questions regarding applications, eligibility, course requirements, diploma, language, scholarship etc. Please visit:

For any questions regarding this programme, please send your request to

  • Dieter Heimböckel

    Dieter Heimböckel

    Study Programme Director
  • Nathalie Bloch

    Deputy Study Programme Director
  • Ulrike Maser

    Study Programme Administrator