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British and North American Cultural Studies

University of Freiburg

24 months
3000 EUR/year
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British and North American Cultural Studies degree offered by the University of Freiburg focuses on English-speaking cultures in Great Britain and North America. 

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Subject of the research-oriented and consecutive British and North American Cultural Studies degree offered by the University of Freiburg are the theories and operational elements of cultural practices prevalent in the English-speaking cultures of Great Britain and North America, as well as the colonial and post-colonial areas dominated by these countries. 

The British and North American Cultural Studies master’s course is a course whose topics contain transatlantic elements: The complementary and occasionally conflicting British and American schools of the Cultural Studies are shown in teaching. The master’s program is intended to enable students to critically reflect and integrate cultural phenomena and their own cultural position and involvement

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Foundations of Cultural Studies
  • British and Postcolonial Cultures
  • North American Cultures
  • Media and Culture
  • Multilingualism and Language Politics
  • Theories of Cultural Studies

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


120 ECTS


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Academic requirements

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

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A completed application form
  • A certified copy of your undergraduate diploma
  • A certified copy of your transcript of records outlining the contents of your undergraduate degree 
  • Proof of successful completion of an English language examination 
  • Two letters of recommendation from academic teaching staff 
  • A statement of intent, in which the applicant states his or her reasons for seeking acceptance to the MA program
  • A 2,500 word essay written in English on the subject of the applicant’s choice, which relates to one of the British and North American Cultural Studies modules. It can be an excerpt from a finished research project 
  • A chronological CV (résumé) 

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    3000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 1500 EUR per semester during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per semester during 24 months.

€161 registration fee per semester for all students

Living costs for Freiburg

790 - 1100 EUR /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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