Master of Arts in American Studies (MAS) at Heidelberg University, Germany
Three semester interdisciplinary program taught in English and aimed at graduate students from around the world (Performance-related two-semester fast-track-option available). It offers inside knowledge of the United States from an outside perspective.
Application deadline: March 31, 2017.
The 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.
Admission 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.
Further information on the Heidelberg Center and its MAS program, as well as the online application are available at http://www.hca.uni-heidelberg, or http://www.mas.uni-hed.de.