University of Cologne

English Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: English & American Studies
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
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in English Studies or a comparable course of study that does not have any significant differences in content, scope, and requirements from those.

At least 40 CP for the subject relevant course achievements.

GPA Rate 2.50
GPA Comment

The overall grade of the first professional university degree must be at least 2.5. This minimum grade also applies to placement in higher semesters.

Language Requirements

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

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

Additional information:
Knowledge of Latin to the extent of the small Latin or knowledge of another foreign language: If the other foreign language is a modern European foreign language, knowledge at level A2 (GeR) is required, with classic or non-European languages ​​knowledge analogous to this language level. The language requirements are checked by the examination office of the Faculty of Philosophy. If the language requirements cannot be proven at the beginning of the course, these must be achieved as course requirements during the course.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 15 (German)May 15 (EU)May 15 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:
In 5 days free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
75€/ free of charge for EU-citizens

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website