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MA English and American Studies


 A. Application Requirements

  1. Bachelor’s degree at the University of Augsburg or an equivalent degree at a university in Germany or abroad (degree must have a significant focus on English and American studies)
  2. English language skills on level C1/C2 CFR

    These can be certified by:

  1. a German university degree with English as a major, minor or subsidiary
                  qualification with a minimum of 60 credit points
  2. English as a native language
  3. an international, standardized test, e.g. IELTS (average) 7.5 or equivalent TOEFL 102
  4. For international students: certification of German skills through Certification of German language skills on level A1 CFR

Applicants from German universities who have not yet completed their Bachelor’s degree can apply by submitting their transcript of records if they have reached a minimum of 140 credit points. At the latest, the degree certificate needs to be submitted by the time of matriculation. 

B. Application documents:

German applicants: 

  1. Application form (you can download the application form as a PDF after completing the online application)
  2. Bachelor’s diploma or equivalent (or transcript of records)
  3. Certification of English language skills on level C1/C2 CFR (unless these skills are already certified by the Bachelor’s degree)

All certificates are to be sent as single printed copies.

The diploma or one of the language certificates can be turned in later (up to the time of matriculation). In special cases (e.g. prior enrollment in another degree program at Augsburg) the admission can be granted provisionally on the condition that the diploma of the earlier program is submitted within one year.

International applicants:

  1. Application form (you can download the application form as a PDF after completing the online application)
  2. Bachelor’s diploma or equivalent, as certified copies (APS certificate required for China, Vietnam, and Mongolia)
  3. Certification of English language skills on level C1/C2 CFR
  4. Certification of German skills through Certification of German language skills on level A1 CFR

Certificates for no. 3 to 5 are to be sent as single printed copies.

The diploma or one of the language certificates can be turned in later (usually up to the time of matriculation). All other certificates must be submitted with the application.

C. Application period:

for the summer semester:  Mid-November until March 1

for the winter semester:     Mid-May until September 1

 

Send applications to:

 

Universität Augsburg

Studentenkanzlei

Universitätsstr. 2

 86159 Augsburg

 

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