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Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

Mainz

American Studies

Subjects: American Studies,Culture,Languages,Literature

B.A. | Bachelor of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
337 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
No information
⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
01.03.

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
No information

Course description

Understanding a country means delving into its history, culture, politics, and society. The United States of America, despite its relative youth, has significantly influenced global affairs. The interdisciplinary degree program in American Studies, taught entirely in English, offers a comprehensive exploration of this influence. This program merges literary and cultural studies, focusing on the language and culture of the USA, an economic, military, and global powerhouse. You will study the country's history, current politics, and societal dynamics. Key topics include traditions, values, and political and religious movements such as #MeToo and #BlackLivesMatter. You will also investigate the differences between America's self-perception and how it is viewed by others. This includes comparing American and European notions and discourses. The program aims to provide a deep understanding of the USA's role in the world, fostering a nuanced perspective on its global impact.

Program Information

Study Location Mainz
Start Semester Summer, Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Undergraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 6 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 337 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
01.03.
⏱️ Application Start Winter
No information

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
No information

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IELTS No information
Cambridge (CAE) No information
TOEFL IBT No information

The degree program is taught entirely in English. Written and oral examinations are also taken in English. Therefore, you will need to be very proficient in English (C1 level according to the CEFR). You will have to prove your language skills by passing a language test at the beginning of your studies. Alternatively, you can provide equivalent language certificates.

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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