Master of Arts North American Studies

Study Discipline: Arts & Humanities
Study Programme Details
City: Bonn
Country: Germany
Admission Sessions: Autumn Session, Spring Session
Study Format: Full Time
Mode of Study: Fully on Site

Programme Type

Master's degree


24 Months

Scholarship Available




About this Study Course

The Master of Arts in North American Studies delves into the intricate tapestry of North America within a global context, fostering a critical comprehension of cultural theories, transatlantic relations, and the ever-evolving landscape of globalization.

Through a transdisciplinary approach, this program explores the intersections of politics, economics, literature, and culture, dissecting the dynamics of race, class, gender, and sexuality. As students embark on this academic journey, they delve deep into research areas spanning literary and cultural theory, Indigenous studies, gender studies, environmental studies, and more. By interrogating the cultural, political, and economic systems of the United States and Canada, students gain invaluable insights into the complexities shaping the North American landscape.


At the heart of the North American Studies Program lies a vibrant community dedicated to academic excellence and innovation. Through a rich tapestry of conferences, lecture series, and collaborations with esteemed North American universities, students are immersed in a dynamic learning environment. Led by a distinguished faculty comprising experts in literary and cultural studies, political science, and economics, supplemented by visiting scholars, students receive unparalleled mentorship and guidance.

Moreover, partnerships with institutions like the University of Cologne further enrich the academic experience, offering students opportunities for interdisciplinary exploration and research. As graduates emerge from this program, they are equipped to embark on diverse career paths, ranging from academia to cultural management, journalism to international relations, and beyond.

Admission Requirements

  • University degree in a relevant discipline
  • German language proficiency (CEFR level B2)
  • English language proficiency (CEFR level C1)
  • Minimum grade requirement or equivalent
  • Specific modules focusing on North America in relevant fields
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Political Science
  • Recent and Contemporary History
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Economics
  • Media Studies
  • Linguistics

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Future Career Outcomes

Elevate your career trajectory with a Master of Arts in North American Studies. Our alumni have forged illustrious paths across various industries, demonstrating the versatility and impact of this esteemed program. From academia to international organizations, our graduates are at the forefront of shaping narratives and driving change. By honing critical thinking, research, and communication skills, students are primed to excel in an ever-evolving job market, where adaptability and innovation reign supreme.

Visa Requirements:

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