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University of Marburg


North American Studies

Subjects: North American Studies,Languages,Culture,Literature

M.A. | Master of Arts

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
315 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The English-language North American Studies master's program delves into the rich literature and diverse cultures of North America. It focuses on the USA and Canada, while also exploring the Caribbean and Latin America. This program emphasizes interdisciplinary teaching and research. Key areas of investigation include the intricate intercultural dynamics of these regions. The program employs innovative, transnational, and cross-border methods and disciplines to analyze these aspects. Students will engage deeply with the multifaceted nature of interculturalism in North America. The curriculum is designed to provide a comprehensive understanding of the cultural and literary landscapes of these countries. By participating in this program, students will gain valuable insights and develop critical skills that are essential for navigating and understanding the complexities of North American societies.

Program Information

Study Location Marburg
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 No information
Cost per Semester 315 EUR
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Language Requirements

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TOEFL IBT No information

Certification of English language skills at Level C1 of the "Common European Framework of Reference for Languages."

Qualification Requirements

A qualifying university degree in the fiedls of American Studies, Brith Studies or Anglophone Studies or a university degreein a literary and culturally oriented study program, acquired at a German university, or an equivalent university degree acquired abroad, in which at least 30 credit points (or equivalent achievements in a non-modularized study program) were gained in the field of literary or culturally oriented studies. At least 15 credit points out of these 30 credit points must be gained in connetion with North American issues. In case these North American issues are not listed explicitly in the certificate or the transcipt of records, the applicant is required to hand in other appropriate documents to prove them. If the requirements stated above are not met, the examination board will decide on a case-by-case basis. The examination board can require the subsequent completion of additional subject-specific modules of up to 12 credit points. In this case the course of studies may need more time.

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