For admittance to the master’s program applicants need to fulfill the following admission requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or an equivalent degree in one of the following subjects: North American studies, history, cultural studies, literature, political science, sociology, economics, or in an interdisciplinary subject with at least 90 credit points in one of the aforementioned subjects.
Proof of English skills (level C1 CEFR).
The admission is limited.
In the master’s program North American studies, historical developments, structures, and institutions of the region of North America are analyzed and interpreted in their respective political, social, economic, historical, and cultural contexts. Furthermore, regional questions and issues are treated across disciplines. Foundational knowledge is provided in obligatory interdisciplinary courses in all six disciplines offered. This knowledge can be broadened in two freely chosen areas of concentration.