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Study English Language in Germany: 16 Universities with 28 English Degree Programs

All important info for international students in Germany (2024/2025)

Updated: 02-28-2024 | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The English Language field is an in-depth study of the English language's structure, usage, and history. This discipline covers topics like grammar, phonetics, syntax, and semantics, exploring how English evolved and is used globally. It encompasses linguistics, literature, and cultural studies, providing a holistic understanding of the language. Students learn about language acquisition, dialect variations, and effective communication skills. This program prepares them for diverse careers in education, writing, editing, translation, or communication. Ideal for students passionate about mastering English, it offers valuable skills for international communication and cultural exchange in our increasingly connected world.

Overview

masters
28

Study Programs in English

universities
16

Universities

ranking
11

Universities in International Rankings

Tuition Fees

Minimum:

€ 0 (27 programs for EU citizens, 26 programs for Non-EU citizens)

Maximum:

€ 1,500 per semester (1 program for EU citizens/Non-EU)

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester

between March 01 and September 15

Summer Semester

between March 01 and September 10

View all 28 courses still open for next intake

Top-ranked German Universities in English Language

#83Times Higher Education Ranking
Freie Universität Berlin

public University

No. of Students: approx. 38,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

QS World University Rankings #127
#84Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU)
University of Bonn

public University

No. of Students: approx. 37,000 students

Program Fees: € 0 (per semester)

Times Higher Education Ranking #112, QS World University Rankings #226

Tuition Fees

27
26
2
0
0
0

3 English Degree Programs for English Language in Germany

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Winter Semester 2024/2025

Summer Semester 2024

Winter Semester 2025/2026

Open Programs

Application Modes

Application Modes

0% national admission restriction (national NC)
57.1% local admission restriction (local NC)
32.1% no admission restriction
10.8% no information provided

Application Process

Application Process

75% directly at University
3.6% directly at University (incl. VPD from uni-assist)
21.4% via uni-assist

3 English Degree Programs for English Language in Germany

Language Requirements

IELTS Band

TOEFL Scores

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

5.5 (3 programs )

Minimum:

72 (2 programs )

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

7.5 (1 program )

Maximum:

95 (6 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (6 programs )

IELTS Band

Minimum:

5.5 (3 programs )

Maximum:

7.5 (1 program )

TOEFL Scores

Minimum:

72 (2 programs )

Maximum:

95 (6 programs )

Cambridge Levels

Minimum:

B2 First (FCE) (3 programs )

Maximum:

C2 Proficiency (CPE) (6 programs )

3 English Degree Programs for English Language in Germany

Program Features

2-6 semesters

Duration
Online Courses
degree typesDegree Types

Master of Arts

Master of Education

Master of Science

Bachelor of Arts

Bachelor of Education

Beginning

Winter intake

42.9%

Summer intake

3.6%

Winter & Summer intake

53.6%

List of all German Universities offering English-taught Study Programs in English Language

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Bielefeld University

public University · No. of Students: 24,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Sc. (Master of Science)

FH Münster University of Applied Sciences

public University of Applied Sciences · No. of Students: 15,000

Program Fees: € 0

B.A. (Bachelor of Arts)

Freie Universität Berlin

public University · No. of Students: 38,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

public University · No. of Students: 34,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.A. (Master of Arts)

Leibniz Universität Hannover

public Technical University · No. of Students: 29,000

Program Fees: € 0

M.Ed. (Master of Education)

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