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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

American Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
Uni-Assist
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in English or American Literature and Culture (their histories, theories, methodologies) is required, or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60 credit points in English or American Studies. In Germany - as in the United States and Great Britain - American Studies are understood to focus on Literary and Cultural Studies. If your program is specialized in Linguistics, Translation, Didactics and the like, you do not meet the requirements.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: With Grade A.
IELTS
min 6.5
TOEFL iBT
min 100
TOEFL pBT
min 600
UNIcert
min II
Specification: 1.3
UNIcert
min III
Specification: 3.0
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: With Grade B to C.
languageGerman
CERF German
min A2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
The English language knowledge can also be proven by the completion of a course of a study named in the admission requirements, for which, in turn, English skills at level B2 of the CEFR were required, or completed at least two years of study in an English-speaking country. Native English speakers and applicants whose BA degree is from an English-speaking country are exempt. The required German language level can be achieved, for example, using a Goethe certificate or comparable evidence. Applicants whose language of origin is German are exempt from the requirement for proof.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 01 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
Uni-Assist
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website