Universität Regensburg

English Linguistics

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies, Language and Literary Studies
English only
Winter semester:  01 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a program with components relevant/related to English linguistics.

GPA Comment

Above-average first academic degree.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min C1
min 7
min 95
CERF German
min A1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
All M.A. students in the English linguistics program starting in 2020 or later need to acquire German language skills at level A1 (or equivalent) according to the Common European Framework of References for Languages (CEFR) during their first year of studies.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

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

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Application documents:

  1. Your CV (including your name, address, email address, the exact titles + grades of your qualifications, and the full name of your university).
  2. A cover letter in English (approx. 2 pages) outlining your motivation for applying for an MA program as well as the relevance of this program for your professional and academic plans/goals.
  3. APS-certificate (all applicants from China, Vietnam, and Mongolia).
  4. Copy of your passport (only for international applicants).
  5. English-language certificate (see language requirements).
  6. B.A.-certificate or higher; or equivalent.
  7. Transcript of academic records, citing your attended courses, and documenting your hitherto achieved credit points (at least 150 credit points ECTS) and your average grade.
  8. Secondary school-leaving certificate (high-school or equivalent).
  9. A sample of your own academic work (10-20 pages), written in English.

Please note:

  • Should you wish to apply for two-degree programs (1st and 2nd choice), please make sure to supply two copies of your complete application documents in two separate PDF files.
  • All documents must be in either English or German. Simple copies of certificates and certified translations are sufficient for the application. However, all original documents must be shown at the Registrar's Office for enrolment.
  • Recommendation letters are not required.
  • There will be no entrance exams or interviews.

Application process:

Please send your application by email to Application.MasterDEAS@ur.de and attach your documents as one PDF file.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website