The MA programme in English Language and Literature opens the door to deepening your knowledge in English and American literature, English linguistics and the history of the English language.
Thought-provoking and challenging assignments. In literature and cultural studies, research focuses on postcolonial Anglophone literature; romantic and contemporary literature, on gender studies and cultural theory receive a special attention.
Accommodation for 5, students and excellent canteens run by the student services organisation "Studentenwerk" allow for a high quality of life at a low cost.
More than different sports with an indoor pool, climbing centre, gym and several outdoor sports fields are offered for an extremely reasonable price.
The library plays a leading role in a large number of national and international projects involving the optimisation of literature and information provision as well as the establishment and development of digital research and information infrastructures.
Guidance, supervision, and study conditions Students are given comprehensive advisory and supervisory support in all phases of their studies.
Alternatively, you can play an active role in the student union, which sponsors many cultural and recreational events. It is renowned for its diverse range of academic disciplines, its research-oriented teaching, and its outstanding scientific environment, in which more than 40 Nobel laureates have studied, taught, or pursued their research.
Language skills during the academic programme: German language skills if not already present be acquired in the electives during the academic programme.
Application: application procedure application to the faculty of humanities The programme is taught in: English Description of the Degree Programme: The course provides an in-depth, specialised education in English Philology, covering linguistics as well as literary and cultural studies.
Additionally, a growing number of double degree programmes with important international universities are available.