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University of Bayreuth

Intercultural Anglophonе Studiеs

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies, Intercultural Studies
English only
Winter semester: 01 May/28 Sep
Summer semester: 01 Nov/12 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in English/American studies or in a related field.

Applications may already be submitted before completion of the bachelor's degree; however, a total of at least 140 credits and a minimum grade of "good" are required by the time of applicatiοn.

GPA (German System) 2.50
GPA Comment

A university degree with at least the examination grade "good" (2.5) in the bachelor's degree program in English/American Studies at the University of Bayreuth or an equivalent degree from Germany or abrοad.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 7
min 95
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
English native speakers are exempted from providing the mentioned tests.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Explanation regarding the application period
For German and EU citizens, the application period is until the end of the registration deadline for the semester in question.

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:


Application Documents

For EU and non-EU citizens:

  1. Curriculum vitae: Please download and fill out the template provided on the course page.
  2. Grade conversion using the Bavarian Formula: This will be available as an Excel sheet on CAMPUSonline.
  3. English language certificate (see language requirements).
  4. A letter describing two research topics that you would like to pursue within the program, 500-800 words; you can obtain more detailed information from the MAIAS academic coordinator, via [email protected].
  5. Secondary school leaving certificate including subjects and grades, in original language + certified translation in German or English.
  6. Bachelor's degree transcript of records (or for comparable degree) including subjects and grades- at least 140 ECTS points, with a final grade corresponding to "2,5" or better on the German grading system, in original language + certified translation in German or English.
  7. Bachelor's degree grading scale with the maximum grade and the minimum final grade required to be awarded the degree – not for passing individual courses (must be issued by your university), in original language + certified translation in German or Εnglish.


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website