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Faculty of Humanities

Master Programme Application

English: Language, Literatures and Cultures

General admission requirements

General admission requirements: We require proof of credits in the following sub-areas of English: Anglophone and/or North American literature and cultural studies; English linguistics; history of the English language, and language practice amounting to at least 50 credits, including at least 25 credits in the sub-areas of Anglophone and North American literature and cultural studies, English linguistics or history of the English language.

Specific language requirements: Demonstration of very good English language knowledge by earning the minimum required grade on an internationally recognized test:

a) UNIcert®: min certificate UNIcert® III; b) NULTE-certificate: min. C1; c) Cambridge English Scale: min. 180 d) „International English Language Testing System” (IELTS Academic): min. overall score 6.5; reading und writing min. 5.5 e) „Test of English as a Foreign Language, internet-based test” (TOEFL iBT): min. score 93 ; f) Global Scale of English (Pearson Academic): min. 76 g) the successful completion of a course of study, which is taught in English as well as certified C1 level in diploma supplement according to Common European Framework of Reference. As a rule, the last test (a-f)/ study degree (g) must have been taken no more than two years prior to submission of the application for admission to the Master's degree program (date received). A certificate of proficiency in English must be submitted no later than 30th September (application for winter semester) and no later than 31st March (application for summer semester). An admission without this proof is not possible.

Paper documents are not required. Admission and rejection letters will be sent approximately in the week before the start of lectures. International students, who need a visa, can apply again during the regular application period for summer semester 2024 between October 1st and December 1st, 2023.

Apply for the WiSe 23/24 for the Master programme English: Language, Literatures and Cultures.

The application deadlines are as follows:

Application starting date 15.09.2023
Application closing date 30.09.2023 (8 days left)
Application deadline for applicants from non-EU states 01.04.2023
Application deadline for applicants from EU states 30.09.2023 (8 days left)
Deadline for submitting the Bachelor's degree 15.11.2023 (about 2 months left)
First day of classes 23.10.2023 (about 1 month left)

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