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American Studies

Humboldt University Berlin • University • Berlin


Main instruction language
Further Languages
Standard length of studies
6 semesters
Bachelor (Bachelor of Arts)
Areas of Focus
literary and cultural processes in the USA


Admission requirements (Germany)
Command of English at a level comparable to minimum level B2 CEFR
- TOEFL test (Internet-based test min. 87, paper-based test: 560) or
- Cambridge First Certificate in English (B-C) or: International English Language Testing System (IELTS) Certificate (min. 5.0) or
- The level is deemed to have been reached if English was demonstrably studied as a continued foreign language in accordance with the 'uniform examination requirements for the school-leaving examination in English' ('Einheitliche Prüfungsanforderungen in der Abiturprüfung Englisch') and/or the 'educational standards for the continued foreign language (English/French) for the general higher education entrance qualification' ('Bildungsstandards für die fortgeführte Fremdsprache (Englisch/Französisch) für die Allgemeine Hochschulreife') in the last four semesters of the school leaving certificate (Abitur) (qualification phase) and the course was demonstrably passed with a minimum grade of 4 (= 5 grade points).
Admission Semester
Winter Semester only
Admission Mode
selection by the HEI
Lecture Period
19.04.2022 - 23.07.2022
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