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University of Erlangen–Nuremberg

Erlangen

North American Studies: Culture and Literature

Subjects: North American Studies: Culture and Literature,Languages,Culture,Literature

M.A. | Master of Arts

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

💶  Cost per Semester
67 EUR

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

⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

Course description

North American Studies at FAU offers a distinctive research and teaching profile that goes beyond national borders. The program examines the U.S. within a broad context of hemispheric and transatlantic relations. It includes Canada and the Anglophone Caribbean in its teaching and research scope. The focus is on cultural and media studies-oriented literary studies. Specific modules are designed to develop students' skills in scholarly discourse. This approach ensures a comprehensive understanding of North American dynamics. The study subjects and program names are integral to this unique educational experience. By exploring these areas, students gain a deeper insight into the interconnectedness of North American societies. The program fosters an inclusive and understanding atmosphere, encouraging students to engage with diverse perspectives. In summary, North American Studies at FAU provides a rich, multifaceted approach to understanding the U.S., Canada, and the Anglophone Caribbean. It emphasizes cultural and media studies, equipping students with the skills needed for scholarly discourse. This program is designed to transcend traditional boundaries and offer a holistic view of North American relations.

Program Information

Study Location Erlangen
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Part-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 No information
Cost per Semester 67 EUR
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⏱️ Application Start Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Start Winter
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter
15.07.

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English C1 and for foreign applicants: German language skills on at least level A1 (proof can be submitted in the first year of study).

Qualification Requirements

A university degree in American studies or English studies (a substantial part of the degree must be relevant to aspects of American studies; this must be proven by a transcript of records) A final grade of “gut” (good – at least 2.5); applicants with a final grade between 2.5 and 3.5 must attend an interview Proof of English proficiency at level C1 according to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (TOEFL 100, IELTS 7.0); German proficiency at level A1 (proof can be subsequently submitted in the first year of study if necessary) Short essay (1,000–1,500 words) as described on the degree program website

Document Requirements

CV (simple copy) German language test verification certificate - if required (simple copy) School leaving certificate (certified copy) Official translation of the School Leaving Certificate (certified copy) University Degree Certificate and Diploma Supplement - if already available (certified copy) Official translation of the University Degree Certificate and Diploma Supplement (certified copy) Complete Academic Report/Transcript of Records (certified copy) Official translation of the Complete Academic Report/Transcript of Records (certified copy) All additional documents which are required by the specific program (letter of application, proof of internships/placements, language certificates, etc).

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Acceptance Interview Yes
Acceptance local admission restrictions Admission Exam
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