Graduates of the English and American Studies programme at the University of Innsbruck are able to perform independent scientific work, to review and critically select relevant material, to evaluate, discuss and analyse as well as to summarise and transfer it to others.
They have the open-mindedness and methodological flexibility required by the constantly changing job requirements of today's labour market.
The competences trained include: Language, communication and presentation skills; scientific work in theory and practice; text comprehension and production; multimedia skills; cultural-historical, socio-political and intercultural skills; problem awareness and problem-solving skills; methodological skills; social skills and teamwork ability; independence and flexibility. Transfer of these competences is achieved via scientific discussion about the English language in its sub-disciplines and manifestations, literary texts in English and other text types and media of relevance for cultural studies.
Due to the prominent role of English in today's world and the competences imparted by the Master's Programme English and American Studies, there is a wide range of activities and occupational fields for graduates: science and research; language and communication training (e.g. in adult education); literary translation, publishing, bookselling and librarianship; media (print media, radio, television, film, video, internet); cultural management and cultural policy; public administration and diplomatic service; economy and tourism.
- Advanced Language Studies
- English Linguistics and Culture
- American Literature and Culture
- Advanced Language Studies
- English Literature and Culture
- Additional and Complementary Skills
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.
- Relevant bachelor's degrees at the University of Innsbruck - Bachelor's Programme English and American Studies (2009W) or, Bachelor's Programme English and American Studies (2015W)
- Admission to the master's degree programme may also be possible if a student has completed a bachelor's degree in a relevant related field
- Apply online for your intended study programme
- In order to be admitted to a study programme you have to register in person at the Admission Department and bring along the official “Letter of Acceptance” (Mitteilung) of the Universität Innsbruck, your photo ID and everything asked for in the “Letter of Acceptance”
- At the moment for Non-EEA-citizens it is not possible to apply online
InternationalFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
EU/EEAFreeTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
- All students must pay the Austrian Students’ Union fee.
- Non-EU/EEA-citizens who want to get equal status must present proof of this equality
Living costs for Innsbruck
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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