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Master Program


1. Program Structure / Study Regulations

2. Information for Applicants

3. Course Catalog

4. Course Credit Transfers and Conversion

5. Master Thesis & Completion of Studies

6. Plagiarism

7. Funding

This two-year, interdisciplinary Master's program begins every winter semester (mid-October) and comprises a workload of 120 earned credits based on three pillars: a primary concentration that serves as the core discipline in which the Master's thesis is to be written, a secondary concentration providing further background knowledge, and a third accompanying interdisciplinary module that deals with theoretical and methodological concerns (see course program).The core disciplines that make up the Kennedy Institute Master's program include History, Cultural Studies, Literature, Political Science, Sociology and Economics.

Please find a more extensive introduction to the structure and contents of the program here.

Questions regarding the Master's program in North American Studies should be directed to the Academic Advisement Office. The Info Service of the Free University of Berlin will gladly answer any general questions regarding application and enrollment procedures.

If you are just starting your studies you may find the information provided in the _STARTING Your Study Program useful.

Lecture and Course Catalog
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