Englisches Seminar

Application Process for the M.A. American Studies

Dates and Deadlines

The application deadline for international applicants from outside the European Union is July 15 for the winter semester and January 15 for the summer semester. The application deadline for applicants from inside the European Union (applicants with German citizenship, applicants from the European Union, and Non-Germans with German Abitur or degree) is September 15 for the winter semester and March 15 for the summer semester.

Admittance Criteria

Applicants must have completed a bachelor’s degree in English or American Studies (or an equivalent bachelor’s degree in a closely related field) with a final grade of 2.5 or better. English language proficiency at level C1 is required (CEFR). In our experience, students fare better with an IELTS score of 7.5 or TOEFL score of 105 and higher, especially with regard to speaking and writing.

Application Documents

Please complete the application form in our online portal and upload the following documents:

You can find further information on the application process here: