Studium Generale

broadening horizons – interdisciplinary – applied skills

The modern world of work is growing steadily more complex. Today, in addition to specialised expertise and social skills, solid interdisciplinary knowledge is increasingly important. Taking a look beyond the horizon of your specialised area can be an inspiring and valuable experience – and can provide a key input in career and lifestyle decisions.


The General Studies programme:

  • Allows BSEL students to set their own focus in expanding their horizons;
  • Promotes a broader awareness of issues, fosters interdisciplinary approaches, builds a knowledge framework, and provides key vocational qualifications;
  • Supports the University’s role in disseminating knowledge that helps to preserve and improve environmental and life conditions;
  • Contributes, in its range of courses, to dismantling prejudices and encouraging understanding between diverse countries, demographic groups and cultures.

Students on the General Studies programme can…

  • Discover a range of interesting topics which reflect their own interests,
  • Expand their educational horizon and close knowledge gaps,
  • Acquire skills they need on MA programmes with a different specialisation.



Studium Generale
Tel. +49 (0)30 30877-1127
Building A, Room 3.31

Office Hours

Mo 11.00 a.m.-13.30 p.m. (Johanna Wolf)

We 13.00 p.m.-15.30 p.m. (Katharina Buch)



Academic Directors