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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

English Literatures

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies, Language and Literary 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 studies/Englisch/Anglistik or in comparative literature (literary and cultural studies, literary history, literary theory, methodologies) is required, or an equivalent degree with a minimum of 60 credit points in English studies. In Germany - as in the United States and Great Britain - English studies are understood to focus on literary and cultural studies. If your previous BA program is specialized in linguistics, translation, or didactics, you do not meet the academic requirements.

Language Requirements


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

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

Additional information:
Native English speakers and applicants whose BA degree is from an English-speaking country are exempt.

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

Application Documents


Please note that an application cannot be considered unless uni-assist has received all the required documentation within the prescribed period.

The following documents must be attached to an application:

  1. Officially authenticated copies of educational certificates obtained so far, including the secondary school leaving certificate together with marks received and, if applicable, university entrance examination documentation, evidence of study areas and grades obtained in previous studies including an explanation of the given grading system, graduation certificate and, if applicable, diploma supplement.
  2. Enrolment certificate, if you are a student at another German or European higher education institution at the time you apply for a place at Humboldt, or certificate of exmatriculation (Exmatrikulationsbescheinigung) specifying the areas of study and number of semesters if you have previously studied at another higher education institution in Germany.
  3. German translations of all certificates (exception: documents in English) as officially authenticated copies.
  4. Evidence of German language skills (see language requirements) and/or English, French, Spanish proof, etc. as officially authenticated copies - if applicable for the chosen subject.
  5. CV starting with the beginning of school education up till now.
  6. A photocopy of your passport or identity card (for applicants from the EU).
  7. The self-assessment sheet is required for some Masters (available as a pdf file on the uni-assist application portal). For every master, the entry and language requirements have to be taken into account.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website