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: Applicants whose first language is not English must prove proficiency in the English language. This can be done by obtaining the minimum required grade on an internationally recognized test: a) Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English, graded at least with "C" b) "International English Language Testing System" (IELTS) “Band 7”, c) TOEFL Test of English as a Foreign Language (paper based): 587 points d) TOEFL.iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 94 points e) Unicert (level 3) f) C-1 Certificate according to CEF (Common European Framework).
As a rule, the test must not be older than two years when applying for admission to the Master's degree programme (as of date received). Applicants who have spent at least one year studying or working in an English-speaking country during the two years prior to the application (date received) are exempt from this requirement on proof of their stay abroad.
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.
Englische Philologie (English Philology): Unfortunately there are no application deadlines at the moment.
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