Which admissions requirements have to be fulfilled so that I may enrol in the M.A. program?
A German degree or equivalent qualification from a foreign institution in one of the following disciplines:
- North American Studies,
- Cultural Studies,
- Literature Studies,
- Political Science,
or an interdisciplinary program with at least 90 earned credit points in any of the disciplines listed above combined.
Applicants whose native language is not English and who have received a degree from an educational institution where the language of instruction and/or the degree conferred are not in English must provide proof of English language ability that corresponds to Level C1 of the Common European Frame of Reference for Languages (CEFR) or equivalent.
We accept the following documents that certify your English language proficiency (Level C1):
- proof of English as your native language (copy of passport or I.D.)
- graduation at an educational institution where the language of instruction and/or the degree conferred are in English (the document must specify that an English proficiency level of C1 has been achieved upon graduation and/or was needed before enrolling in the respective BA program)
- various standardized language tests: IELTS, Cambride Examinations, TOEFL, BEC, and language tests issued by a university, for example by the FU Berlin Language Center (Sprachenzentrum)
Please consult the student advisor if you have remaining questions about your proof of English language skills.