Master in English and American Studies: two branches

Welcome to the University of Bamberg's Master in English and American Studies!

In the winter term 2013/14, we introduced an exclusively English-taught MA programme which can be studied in two branches, the "regular track" as well as the "Joint Master's Programme in English and American Studies" branch. On this page and its subpages, you will find all relevant information regarding the structure of the programme(s), the application procedures, your contact persons plus a detailed page on important appointments upon commencement of the programmes.

Both study branches at one glance

 

MA English and American Studies: "regular track"

MA English and American Studies: "Joint Programme"

Degree

Master of Arts (M.A.)

University of Bamberg

Master of Arts (M.A.)

Double degree of the University of Bamberg and repsective partner or mobility university (currenlty except the Universities of Barcelona and Pécs)

ECTS120 ECTS

120 ECTS (30 ECTS passed abroad)

Standard programme duration4 semesters4 semesters (1 semester abroad)
Start of programmeSummer or winter semesterWinter semester
Mode of attendanceFull-time; part-time possibleFull-time
AdmissionApplication necessaryTwo-step application necessary
Language requirements

Proof of English C1 (CEFR)

No German skills required

Proof of English C1 (CEFR)

No German skills required

Language of instruction

English

English

Exchange optionsSemester abroad possibleObligatory semester abroad at one of the partner and mobility universities
Focus

Allows for specialisation on one subject area or balanced study of all areas

Import of modules from other Master programmes possible in two module groups ("Restricted Electives" and "Free Electives")

Import of language classes possible in module group "Free Electives"

Internship possible

Balanced study with focus on profile area

Import of modules from other Master programmes or language classes possible in module group "Free Electives"

Internship possible

Service

Academic advisors available throughout entire programme

Support upon arrival (BASIS)

Tutorial programme for (international) students

Academic advisors available throughout entire programme

Support upon arrival (BASIS)

Tutorial programme for (international) students