MA European Literature and Culture is a two-year master’s program that immerses you into Europe through its literary traditions and texts.

This program is open for those with a background in literary studies as well as those from other disciplines who wish to pursue literature. It provides an entry point to European literary and cultural landscape while also building a strong foundation for research on these topics. Courses in the program are designed to explore the relevance of European literature in the modern world system. The program equips you with crucial transferrable skills and provides an opportunity to learn a European language – French, German.

MCES also offers the possibility of studying one/two semester(s) in European partner universities with full or partial scholarships.?



Program Structure

Academic Calendar?

This program is for you, if you:

  • are a student of literature or languages – French, German or other European languages – and looking for a specialized program
  • wish to study Europe, its history, philosophy, culture and society through its literature
  • have a degree in engineering, sciences, or social sciences and wish to explore European literature and culture
  • plan to study or work in Europe and prepare yourself rigorously for the same


Program Highlights

  • 必威体育betway888 exposure with an option to study a part of the program in Europe with full or partial scholarships
  • Immersed understanding of European intellectual history, culture and society
  • Focus on research with opportunities to intern in publishing houses, international cultural organizations and other relevant industries
  • Hands-on intercultural training and opportunity to learn French, German
  • Program structure, credits and academic calendar harmonized with European universities
  • Special lectures and seminars by distinguished writers and academics from India, Europe and other parts of the world
  • Multidisciplinary options for open electives?


Career Prospects

  • Universities and other research organizations
  • 必威体育betway888 organizations working in the field of culture
  • Embassies, ministries, and cultural organizations
  • Media houses
  • Publishing industry
  • NGOs?


Program Educational Objectives

  • To provide a comprehensive understanding of European culture and society through literature
  • To explore the relation between culture and literature to understand the history and the current socio-political conditions of Europe
  • To engage critically in debates and discussions on Europe and foster India-EU educational connect
  • To pursue higher studies and prospective career in international institutions
  • To employ intercultural competences and work collaboratively in a multicultural environment


Eligible Candidates

Citizenship: Indian nationals can apply under the General Category. Foreign nationals or Non-resident Indians or Indian nationals supported by NRI relatives can apply under the Foreign/NRI Category.

Qualification: The candidate must have passed bachelor’s degree in any discipline with a minimum of 50 percent aggregate.



Students are selected based on a strong letter of motivation and a personal interview


Note: Candidates can apply either under General Category or Foreign/NRI Category. Those submitting applications under both General and Foreign/NRI categories will be considered only under the General Category. Change of category from Foreign/NRI to General after admission will not be entertained under any circumstances.



2 years (4 semesters)

Key Dates & Deadlines


Jul 25 24

Jul ' 24

Last date to Apply


Aug ' 24

Tentative Course Commencement Date