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University of Bremen

English-Speaking Cultures: Language, Text, Μеdia

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies, Cultural Studies, Linguistics, English Studies, Journalism & Media Studies, English Language
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction 
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in English studies, North American studies, linguistics (with English linguistics as the main component), comparative studies (with either English linguistics and/or literature and/or cultures in the English-speaking world as its main component), or a related field.

Required ECTS credits: 180.

For students with a background in linguistics, at least 60 credit points (CP) of the previous program must have been earned in the field of English. Students who have not yet completed their B.A. degree may nonetheless apply if they have completed the greater part of their studies (corresponding to at least 150 CP, 60 CP of which must be in an English-related subject). In such cases, admission can be granted on the condition that every other requirement with respect to the admission regulations has been fulfilled and that the B.A. degree will be successfully completed at the latest two weeks after the start of the master's program lecture period. Proof of 60 credit points (CP) in an English-related subject or linguistics must be submitted before the application deadlinе.

Language Requirements

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

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

Additional information:
Students whose university-entrance qualification was obtained at an educational institution where the primary language of instruction and examination was English, or who completed their B.A. or M.A. degree in an all-English program, are exempt from the obligation to provide proof of proficiency in English, on condition that they provide the corresponding documentation as evidence.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Summer semester: Application possible only for advanced semesters. The deadline is January 15th.

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction 
Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. Application for admission.
  2. A current CV (tabular) including information on the applicant’s educational and work history, publications (if any), language abilities, and extracurricular interests.
  3. Corresponding documents relating to the entry requirements.
  4. Certification of a successfully completed B.A. degree.
  5. Transcript of records from previous and/or current B.A./M.A. degree programs.
  6. English language proficiency (see language requirements).
  7. Official form for admissiοn.


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Further Information

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