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Heidelberg University

Heidelberg

American Studies

Subjects: American Studies,Culture,Languages,Literature

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
English
💶  Application Fee non-EU
No information

💶  Cost per Semester
151 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
1,500 EUR
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
30.09.

Course description

Students in American Studies delve into the politics, literature, culture, geography, history, and society of North America. They explore its ethnic diversity and religious influences from the early colonial period to the 21st century. To address the complexity of this research, the teaching program is multi- and interdisciplinary.

Program Information

Study Location Heidelberg
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester 1,500 EUR
Cost per Semester 151 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
No information
⏱️ Application Start Winter
01.08.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
30.09.

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Language Requirements

CEFR C1
IELTS 7.0
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT 90

TOEFL iBT: 90 points and at least 22 points in each subcategory IELTS: 7.0 points and at least 6.5 points in each subcategory Cambridge Proficiency Test: at least 185 points equivalent to C1/proficient user a high school diploma or a degree from an institution of higher education in an English-speaking country (Australia, Canada, Ireland, Malta, New Zealand, UK, USA).

Qualification Requirements

An above-average B.A. degree in American studies, English studies, geography, history, political science, religious studies/history, theology/church history, or a related field. The degree program should award 180 European credit points (CP) or have a length of at least three years of study. As a rule, 50% of the classes or 70 CP in your undergraduate degree should be in fields related to American Studies. Please note that the admission committee can make reasonable exceptions to this rule at its discretion. In any case, however, the amount of preparatory training you have received in fields related to American Studies must not be less than 20% of your previous classes or 28 CP. Please also keep in mind that you may make up for any missing credit points during our M.A. program. If you are still in the process of completing your B.A. degree, please provide a current transcript. Make sure that you are able to present your B.A. diploma upon registration in October

Document Requirements

An above-average B.A. degree in American studies, English studies, geography, history, political science, religious studies/history, theology/church history, or a related field. The degree program should award 180 European credit points (CP) or have a length of at least three years of study. As a rule, 50% of the classes or 70 CP in your undergraduate degree should be in fields related to American Studies. Please note that the admission committee can make reasonable exceptions to this rule at its discretion. In any case, however, the amount of preparatory training you have received in fields related to American Studies must not be less than 20% of your previous classes or 28 CP. Please also keep in mind that you may make up for any missing credit points during our M.A. program. If you are still in the process of completing your B.A. degree, please provide a current transcript. Make sure that you are able to present your B.A. diploma upon registration in October. A motivation letter written in English (600 words), in which you explain your educational background and its relation to the field of American Studies, as well as indicate the scholarly interests you plan to pursue within the M.A. in American Studies program.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
Application directly at the University
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