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Quick Facts
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Language of Instruction English
Program Start October
Application Deadline March 31
Program Length 3 semesters – 18 months
Places Available 30
Tuition Fee 2,500 EUR/semester (scholarships available)

MAS Team

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Office Hours:
Tuesdays, 4-5pm
Wednesdays, 11-12am


MAS Newsletter 2/2015

This edition features the commencement celebration of the BAS and MAS classes of 2015. Scarlett Ruan and Hanqi Yu, two current MAS students, review this year´s MAS Berlin excursion. Dusan Fisher (MAS class of 2014) reports on how his academic and professional life evolved after the MAS.

Further, Matthew Niebes, a current MAS student, provides insight into his extracurricular engagement with a university theater production in Heidelberg.

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M.A. in American Studies (MAS)

is a preeminent interdisciplinary program that attracts talented and ambitious graduate students from around the world.
The Program
offers exemplary and interdisciplinary teaching that provides students with in-depth cultural knowledge about the United States of America.
The Curriculum
includes a selection of courses from economics, geography, history, law, literature, musicology, philosophy, political science, religious studies, and sociology.
MAS Students
will benefit both from excellent academic teaching by internationally renowned scholars and from an interdisciplinary approach that meets the needs of future leaders.

Find out what our students say about the program and student life in Heidelberg  and take a look at what our past graduates are doing today!

is competitive and most candidates will have studied humanities, social sciences, or law at the undergraduate or graduate level. The program admits up to 30 students every year. Applicants from outside of the EU should have successfully completed degree programs involving a minimum of four years of study at recognized academic institutions.

We invite you to learn more about the program
and find out how you can apply!

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