Johannes Gutenberg University Mainz

American Studies/Études anglophone (German/French course)

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies, Cultural Studies
English & other language
Summer semester:  30 Sep
Winter semester:  31 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in American Studies or in another Anglophone area (e.g. B.Ed. English, BA British studies, BA British and American studies, etc.) or an equivalent degree.

If there are less than 10 credit points in the area of ​​American studies at the time of application, the suitability will be determined in a selection interview. Admission can be subject to conditions.

If a certificate of completion is not available by the end of the application period for the proof of a bachelor's degree, an application based on a certificate of already completed examination and study achievements in the amount of at least 135 credit points, which has been issued by the responsible body of the previous University, must have been issued, or possible on the basis of a provisional certificate of recognition from the Johannes Gutenberg University for foreign degrees. The total amount of credit points must be shown.

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CERF English
min C1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Proof not required for English proficiency (nevertheless, it is expected to have English language knowledge corresponding to at least C1 of the CEFR). Proof of German language skills is not required. Proof of French language proficiency is provided by a five-year school education completed with at least the grade “sufficient” or 5 points or by a certificate of advanced knowledge of the French language at the level of the European reference frame B2 (Language test or DELF B2). Proof of French language proficiency is also deemed to be provided by submitting a university entrance qualification that has been completed at a French-speaking school or an Abi-Bac (simultaneous acquisition of the general university entrance qualification and the French Baccalauréat). Further evidence can be accepted by the examination board in individual cases.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Further Information

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