The John-F.-Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies offers an interdisciplinary study profile, consisting of six subjects from both the humanities (literature, culture, history) and social sciences (sociology, political science, economics). Students at the BA level can chose from different study programs:
The Mono bachelor program consists of 150 credit points. Students choose three out of the six disciplines offered. In their fifth semester, students spent an obligatory semester abroad.
The major Applied North American Studies consists of 90 credit points and is combined with a minor from a different study program. Students choose between the humanities (history, culture, literature) and the social sciences (sociology, political science, economics) profile.
The minor North American Studies consists of 60 credit points and is combined with a major from a different study program. Students complete the interdisciplinary introductory field and choose one focus discipline.