Bielefeld University

InterAmerican Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Cultural Studies, Global & European Studies
English & other language
Winter semester: 31 Jul
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in one of the sub-disciplines of English, Hispanic, sociology, political science or history, or a regional science degree with a corresponding focus.

Minimum standard period of study: 6 semesters.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Access also requires that the applicant has knowledge of English and Spanish. The evidence is usually given before the start of the course, for Spanish by proof of language skills at least at level B2 (Common European Framework of Reference) the comparability of certificates or study and examination performances from other universities is determined by the selection committee. Proof of language proficiency is also deemed to have been provided if the applicant has acquired his or her academic qualification at a university in an Anglophone or Hispanic country. German language skills are beneficial for the course; however, proof of this is waived for enrollment.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:June 01 (German)June 01 (EU)June 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

The application documents must contain:

  1. Diploma of the first university degree.
  2. Transcript of records (if issued for the diploma).}
  3. Proof of the fulfillment of the language requirements.
  4. Tabular presentation of the previous training course and the practical activities.
  5. A three-page synopsis that provides information on motivation and suitability for there is this interdisciplinary regional science course. It should contain statements about the study interests and the desired focus areas as well as serve to present and prove previous knowledge in the disciplines involved.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website