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English and American Studies

Welcome to English and American Studies at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg!

We offer various degree programs, from Bachelor to Master and teaching degree programs. Find out about the department, the academic fields we cover, and get to know our staff.

We offer various courses in English and American studies for beginning and advanced students:
BA English and American Studies
MA English Studies
MA North American Studies
MA The Americas / Las Américas

We also offer courses in teacher training for various school types:
Lehramt Gymnasium
Lehramt Unterrichtsfach (Grund-, Mittel-, Realschule)

Note: Beginning students in the B.A. degree program and the teacher training courses for English must take an aptitude test (Eignungsfeststellungsverfahren) before they can enrol in these degree programs. This is to ensure that language proficiency in English is at a level which will allow them to study successfully.

On 4 and 5 October 2019 the Department of English and American Studies will host the conference “Locating Intersections of Medicine and Mobility in 19th-Century Britain” with many renowned speakers from Austria, Finland, Germany, Switzerland, the United Kingdom and the United States. At the centre of discussion will be the literary, cultural and historical processes through which medicine and mobility were intertwined and reconfigured in Great Britain in the 19thcentury.

The International Nuremberg Principles Academy is seeking individuals for 3-month internships on an ongoing basis. Interns will work to support the academy's activities, particularly in the individual areas of event organization, press, and research.