Heidelberg University

English Studies/English Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies, Language and Literary Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Summer semester:  15 Nov
Winter semester:  15 Jun
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Duration
Free / €1500
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in English Studies/Anglistik or a course with essentially the same content.

Minimum standard period of study: 3 years.

For the master's program in English Studies/English Studies (main subject), the proportion of subjects must generally be at least 50% or 70 credit points; in exceptional cases, a specialist share of less than 50%, but at least 20% or 28 credit points is sufficient.

If the degree is not yet available by the end of the application period, a preliminary certificate from the University of the achievements so far is sufficient with the promise that the corresponding course of study is expected by the beginning of the semester, for which approval is requested will be completed. The applicant takes part in the admission and selection process with an average grade, which is determined on the basis of his previous examinations; the result of the degree is ignored for the selection process.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min C2
Cambridge
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: At least grade B.
IELTS
min 7.5
TOEFL iBT
min 115
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven by a relevant Bachelor's degree from an English-speaking country or another proof of appropriate language skills.

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


The following documents must be enclosed with the application:

  1. Evidence of the existence of the prerequisites specified in the previous degree field.
  2. A declaration of whether the applicant is a student of a domestic or foreign university in the master's program in English Studies/English Studies or in courses with essentially the same content, and has lost the right to take an exam or is in an ongoing examination process in these courses,
  3. A letter of motivation in English in the amount of approx. 600 words, from which the previous professional interests, as well as the future research interest in the course of the study in Heidelberg, emerge.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website