Universität Wien

14.03. South Asian, Tibetan and Buddhist Studies

A. Bachelor Degree Programme - Languages and Culture of South Asia and Tibet

1. Orientation Period

M1: Introduction to the Degree Programme in "Languages and Culture of South Asia and Tibet"

2. Group of Required Modules - Fields of Work

M3: Introduction to Selected Fields of Indology

140021 PS Mahabharata and Ramayana - Introduction to the Sanskrit Epics and Epic Studies

M4: Introduction to Selected Fields of Tibetology and Buddhist Studies

M5: Introduction to Selected Fields of Modern South Asian Studies

140096 PS Dalit Movements

3. Required Module incl. Bachelor's Papers

M18: Advanced Module on Philology and Culture Studies of South Asia and Tibet

4. Alternative Groups of Required Modules

4.1. APMG - First Language

A1: APMG - Sanskrit as First Language
M2a: Classical Sanskrit as First Language I
M6a: Classical Sanskrit as First Language II
M8a: Advanced Module on Classical Sanskrit as First Language
M12a: Literary Genres and Forms of Language in Sanskrit I
M17a: Literary Genres and Forms of Language in Sanskrit II
B1: APMG - Classical Tibetan as First Language
M2b: Classical Tibetan as First Language I
M6b: Classical Tibetan as First Language II
M8b: Advanced Module on Classical Tibetan as First Language
M12b: Literary Genres and Forms of Language in Tibetan I
M17b: Literary Genres and Forms of Language in Tibetan II
C1: APMG - Modern Indian Language as First Language
M2c: Modern Indian Language as First Language I
M6c: Modern Indian Language as First Language II
140116 SAK [ de hi ] Introduction to Hindi II
M8c: Advanced Module on a Modern Indian Language as First Language
M12c: Modern Literary Genres and Forms of Language I
140130 UE [ en ne ] Nepali Conversation
M17c: Modern Literary Genres and Forms of Language II

4.2. APMG - Second Language

A2: APMG - Sanskrit as Second Language
M7a: Classical Sanskrit as Second Language I
M11a: Classical Sanskrit as Second Language II
B2: APMG - Classical Tibetan as Second Language
M7b: Classical Tibetan as Second Language I
M11b: Classical Tibetan as Second Language II
C2: APMG - Modern Indian Language as Second Language
M7c: Modern Indian Language as Second Language I
M11c: Modern Indian Language as Second Language II
140116 SAK [ de hi ] Introduction to Hindi II
D2: APMG - Modern Tibetan as Second Language
M7d: Modern Tibetan as Second Language I
M11d: Modern Tibetan as Second Language II

5. Group of Elective Modules - Cultural History

M9: Basics of Cultural History A

M10: Basics of Cultural History B

M13: Culture - Language - Society A

M14: Culture - Language - Society B

6. Group of Elective Modules - Applied Cultural Studies

M15a: Field Trip

M15b: Regional Cultures

M16a: Advanced Module on Classical Sanskrit as Second Language

M16b: Advanced Module on Classical Tibetan as Second Language

M16c: Advanced Module on a Modern Indian Language as Second Language

M16d: Advanced Module on Modern Tibetan as Second Language

B. Master Degree Programmes in Indology, Tibetology and Buddhist Studies

1. Buddhist Studies

a. Required Modules

M1: Comparative Philology of Buddhist Tradition
M2: Text Hermeneutics in the Field of Philosophical-Religious Traditions of Buddhism outside of South Asia

b. Alternative Required Module 3

APM 3a: Introduction to an Additional Language of the Cultural Area
APM 3b: Advanced Philology and Text Hermeneutics in the Field of Philosophical-Religious Traditions of the Cultural Area

c. Required Modules

M4: Philosophical-Religious Traditions of Buddhism I
M5: Culture and History of Buddhism I
M6: Basics of Philosophy, Religion and Culture of Buddhism

d. Alternative Required Module 7

APM 7a: Philosophical-Religious Traditions of Buddhism II
APM 7b: Culture and History of Buddhism II

e. Master-Module

M8: Master's Colloquium in Buddhist Studies
M9: Master's Thesis
M10: Master's Examination

2. Modern South Asian Culture and Society

a. Required Modules

M1: Modern South Asian Society
M2: Basics of the History of Culture and Ideas of Modern South Asia
M3: Modern South Asian Culture Studies - Practical Training
M4: Modern South Asian History
M7: Modern South Asian Languages - Practical Training
M8: Modern South Asian Language Traditions

b. Alternative Required Modules

APM 5: Basics of Contemporary South Asian Cultures
APM 6: Cultures of the Larger Cultural Area

c. Master-Module

M9: Master's Colloquium
M10: Master's Thesis
M11: Master's Examination

3. Philosophies and Religions of South Asia

a. Required Modules

M1: History and Teachings of a Selected Philosophical-Religious Tradition of South Asia
M2: Philosophy and Religion of South Asia, Past and Present
M3: Text Hermeneutics in the Field of Philosophical-Religious Traditions of South Asia
M4: Core Issues of Philosophy and Religion of South Asia
M5: Aspects of the History of Philosophy and Religion of South Asia
M6: Advanced Philology and Text Hermeneutics in the Field of Philosophical-Religious Traditions of South Asia
M7: Philosophy and Religion in the Cultural History of South Asia and Tibet

b. Master-Modules

M8: Master's Colloquium
M9: Master's Thesis
M10: Master's Examination

4. Languages and Literatures of South Asia

a. Required Modules

M1: Aspects of Language and Literature in the History of South Asia
M2: Ancient Indian Forms of Language/Literary Genres
M3: Middle Indian resp. Hybrid/Classical Forms of Language/Literary Genres
M4: Modern Forms of Language/Literary Genres
M5: Philology and Hermeneutics of Ancient Indian Texts
M6: Philology and Hermeneutics of Middle Indian resp. Hybrid/Classical Texts
M7: Hermeneutics of Modern Indian Texts and Traditions

b. Master-Module

M8: Master's Colloquium on the Languages and Literatures of South Asia
M9: Master's Thesis
M10: Master's Examination

5. Tibetology

a. Required Modules

M1: Introduction to an Additional Language of the Cultural Area
M2: Text Hermeneutics in the Field of Philosophical-Religious Traditions of Tibet
M3: Modern Tibetan
M4: Basics of Philosophy, Religion and Culture of Tibet
M5: Philosophical-Religous Traditions of Tibet I
M6: Culture and History of Tibet I

b. Alternative Requirede Module

APM 7a: Philosophical-Religious Traditions of Tibet II
APM 7b: Culture and History of Tibet II

c. Master-Module

M8: Master's Colloquium on Tibetology
M9: Master's Thesis
M10: Master's Examination

D. Complementary Study Programmes (Minors)

CSP1 South Asian Studies, Tibetology and Buddhist Studies

M1: Basics of Contemporary South Asian Cultures

M2: Basics of Philosophy, Religion and Culture of Tibet

M3: Basics of Philosophy, Religion and Culture of Buddhism

CSP2 South Asian Studies

M1 Introduction to South Asian Studies

M2: Basics of Cultural History

CSP3 Tibetology and Buddhist Studies

M1 Introduction to Tibetology and Buddhist Studies

M2: Basics of Cultural History

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