Starting May 16, 2018, Heidelberg University accepts applications for the newly designed, four-semester Master in American Studies (MAS) program at the Heidelberg Center for American Studies.
Until further notice, acceptance is subject to final approval of the Examination and Study Regulations (Prüfungs- und Studienordnung) by the governing bodies of Heidelberg University, which is expected in April 2018.
is a distinguished interdisciplinary program that attracts talented and ambitious graduate students from around the world.
offers exemplary and interdisciplinary teaching that provides students with in-depth knowledge about the United States of America.
includes classes in economics, geography, history, literary and cultural studies, political science, and religious history. The unique design of the MAS gives students ample opportunity to choose an individual configuration for their course of study, including multiple combinations of disciplines. Individual study plans may concentrate on disciplines from the humanities or the social sciences, or combine both.
will benefit from both excellent academic teaching by internationally renowned scholars and from an interdisciplinary approach that meets the needs of future leaders.
is competitive. Most candidates will hold previous degrees in American Studies and/or from academic fields represented in the program. The program admits up to 20 students annually.
Applications for the winter term 2018/19 are accepted until June 30, 2018.
Thereafter, applications will be accepted from February 1 to March 15 each year.
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