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American Studies

international course, full time

  • Bachelor of Arts

    Bachelor
    Degree

  • 6 semesters

    Standard period of study (amount)

  • Mainz

    Location

  • March 2023 (Germans and inhabitants)

    March 2023 (EU), March 2023 (Non-EU)

Overview and admission

Study Type

undergraduate

Admission semester

Summer and Winter Semester

Area of study
  • American Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • General Literary Studies
Focus

Cultural Studies, Literary Studies, Communication, History

Annotation

The subject 'American Studies' can be selected as a core or a minor in the two-subject Bachelor of Arts course (core subject / minor subject). The subject 'American Studies' in combination with the compulsory subject French can also be studied in the integrated German-French course with a binational degree (see ). Prospective students can familiarise themselves with the subject during a taster day (www.studium.uni-mainz.de/schnuppertage).

Admission modus

open admission

Admission requirements (Link)

Admission requirements

Mandatory “Practical Language Entrance Test" (Common European Framework of Reference C 1). Students who fail the test may not take part in the exercises of the basic modules GMK I-IV, GMB I,II and GME I-III (BA American Studies and British Studies) or modules 1 and 2 (BA Teaching Qualification). However, they are permitted to attend Lectures 124 and 133 as well as Introduction to Teaching English as a Foreign Language. The test can be repeated in either of the two following semesters. Students may also provide proof of their command of English through equivalent language certificates. The following documentation is accepted as substitutes for the practical language entrance test: - Certificate in Advanced English (provider: Cambridge ESOL; Minimum grade: C) - Certificate of Proficiency in English (provider: Cambridge ESOL; Minimum grade: C) - Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL; Providers: Educational Testing Service) The test results must be no more than two years old in all cases.

Lecture period
  • 24.10.2022 - 11.02.2023
  • 17.04.2023 - 23.07.2023

Application deadlines

Winter semester (2022/2023)
  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    Expired

    Application deadline for degree courses subject to an aptitude test is 15.07.2022. Please also note the even earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    Expired

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    Expired

Summer semester (2023)
  • Deadlines for International Students from the European Union

    16.11.2022 - 01.03.2023

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Deadlines for international students from countries that are not members of the European Union

    16.11.2022 - 01.03.2023

    Applicants who gained their higher education entrance qualification abroad should have their certificates recognised early on via the Student Service (www.uni-mainz.de/incoming). The application for recognition should be submitted six to eight weeks before the respective application deadline, as the certificate of recognition must be enclosed with the application.

  • Application deadline for Germans and inhabitants

    01.12.2022 - 01.03.2023

    Application deadline for degree courses subject to an aptitude test is 15.01 of the corresponding year. Please also note the possible earlier registration deadlines for the aptitude test in the respective subjects.

  • Enrollment deadline for Germans and foreign students

    01.12.2022 - 01.03.2023

Languages of instruction

Main language

English

International office

Studierendenservice - Zulassung International
Address
Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis 1, 1. OG
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22525
Fax:
06131 / 39-25548
Email:
incomings@international.uni-mainz.de
Web:
https://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/internationales-incoming/

Student advisory service

Zentrale Studienberatung, Studierenden Service Center, Forum universitatis, Eingang 1, 1. OG
Address
Forum universitatis 1
55128
Mainz
Tel:
06131 / 39-22122
Fax:
06131 / 39-25004
Email:
zsb@uni-mainz.de
Web:
http://www.studium.uni-mainz.de/zsb