North American Studies

Philip University in Marburg

M.A. On Campus
24 months
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The English-language master's program "North American Studies" offered by Philip University in Marburg deals with the complex literatures and cultures of North America, especially the USA and Canada, but also the Caribbean and Latin America, and performs interdisciplinary teaching and research.


Central aspects of the North American Studies at Philip University in Marburg are the multifaceted interculturality of the respective countries, which are analyzed with the help of newly developed methods and disciplines, including those that cross national and international borders. In addition to the literature, you will get insights into cultural phenomena such as TV series, films, images, music, but also into political and historical developments. 


Students also get to know the perspectives of gender studies, ethnic studies and media studies.


The course qualifies you for research and teaching activities in the field of North American literary and cultural studies, in editorial professions (journalism, publishing), mediation functions in the intercultural field (language and cultural mediation), professions in administrative services and science management, work in the foreign service ( EU, UN, embassies) and in international groups (public relations, management).

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literary Studies
  • Cultural Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Gender Studies
  • Media Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines




120 ECTS


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • First, undergraduate university degree
  • Transcript of Records
  • Proof of the course-specific knowledge and skills
  • Documents for the aptitude assessment procedure 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

The University of Marburg does not charge tuition fees. However, students do have to pay administrative fees in the amount of about 300 Euros per semester.


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