Institute of English Languages and Literatures

Application Process for the Interdisciplinary American Studies B.A. Program

Dates and Deadlines

Students can commence their B.A. studies in the Interdisciplinary American Studies program of Tübingen University in either the winter or summer semesters. The application deadline is  July 15 for the winter semester and  January 15 for the summer semester.

Admittance Criteria

Enrollment in the Interdisciplinary American Studies B.A. program is limited (“zulassungsbeschränkt”). The criteria for being admitted to this program include:

Please submit all documents of your application to the Studentensekretariat together with your letter of motivation. You can find further information on the application process on the webpage Bewerbung Bachelorstudium (in German).

Letter of Motivation

The letter of motivation provides you with the opportunity to describe your specific interest in the program. Ideally, the letter of motivation connects your background with your expectations of the program and renders a first impression of your personality. As a supplement to the other materials submitted, this text also serves as a opportunity to explain some of the information in greater detail, or to include additional aspects that you consider vital to your profile with regard to the program.

Your letter should consist of a maximum of 450 words and contain your contact details (email and postal address). It could deal with some of the following questions: