University of Bamberg

English and American Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies, Language and Literary Studies, Global & European Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  02 Oct
Summer semester:  09 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in English and/or American studies.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.
Required ECTS credits: 180.

Applicants with degrees in other philologies may be considered if their preparation is deemed appropriate. To be eligible, students must have studied at least one-quarter of their previous course (corresponding to 45 ECTS) in English or American studies or another philology. Applicants with degrees in translation or business English must prove that their degree program contained at least one quarter (corresponding to 45 ECTS) in philological studies.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C1
Cambridge
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Pass.
IELTS
min 7
TOEFL CBT
min 250
TOEFL iBT
min 98
TOEFL pBT
min 600
PTE Academic
min 76
Trinitiy
min ISE 3: Pass.
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
All applicants need to send proof of language proficiency even if their language of instruction in their BA degree was English. English language proficiency can also be proven by the Michigan ECPE (Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English): "pass".

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines



Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 15 (German)May 15 (EU)May 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:November 15 (German)November 15 (EU)November 15 (Non EU)

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: For applicants who need visa it is recommended to send a complete application for the winter semester until July 15th.
Summer semester: For applicants who need visa it is recommended to send a complete application for the summer semester around January 15th. Due to the general corona virus problem, enrollment for the summer semester 2020 is extended until April 30th, 2020.

Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


An online application at the University of Bamberg has to be filled in and then printed out to be sent via regular mail to the University of Bamberg (see address below). You need to include the following documents (authorized copies only, no originals). The originals of all your documents must be provided upon enrolment at Bamberg University.

  1. School leaving certificate + English/German translation (with which the student is eligible to study at a university in his/her home country).
  2. University diploma + English/German translation.
  3. Diploma supplement + English/German translation (if provided by your university).
  4. Language proficiency certificate (see language requirements).
  5. Transcript of your university records + English/German translation.

Special conditions apply for students who have earned their certificate(s) in one of the following countries:

  • China, Vietnam: an APS certificate has to be provided.
  • Mongolia: an APS certificate should be provided if possible.
  • Georgia: Georgian applicants must have all of their documents (school leaving certificate, university diploma, transcript of records, etc.) authenticated by an apostille, i.e. a validation stamp.
  • Iran: Iranian applicants need to provide have all of their documents (school leaving certificate, university diploma, transcript of records, etc.) legalized by the German Embassy in Teheran.
  • China, Iran, Korea, Turkey, Spain, Colombia: certificate of university entrance examination.

Address:

Otto-Friedrich-Universität
Studierendenkanzlei
Kapuzinerstraße 25
96045 Bamberg
Germany

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website