B.A. English and American Studies
This comprehensive 3-year joint-honours-programme in English and American Studies can be combined with a wide variety of second subjects, including modern languages, media studies, political science, history and economics.
The programme covers all relevant areas of English and American Studies. It also allows students to specialize in one of five key areas: American Studies, British Studies, Cultural Studies, Linguistics or Literary Studies. It is also possible to work towards a General Studies degree.
Module Specifications BA English and American Studies (pdf, German) provides a detailed table of the prerequisites, learning objectives, work loads and examinations for each module.
Students specializing in American Studies can find a list of courses for Zwischenmodul I „Culture“, Import-Kombi-Modul Politics and Culture, Zwischenmodul II: Economics, Linguistics, History, Geography, Literature/Culture and Hauptmodul B: Literature/Culture here: (Winter term 2019-10; pdf)
There is a lot to learn in your first semester. Click here for an A to Z of the most important words, abbreviations and technical terms which you will encounter during your time at FAU, plus some useful links.
The PowerPoint presentation for prospective students is available here (pdf, German).
- Online Application: Portal campo
- Enrollment (Einschreibung)
- Aptitude Test (Eignungsfeststellungsverfahren)
Students who have already completed modules or seminars in English and American Studies at other universities, or in other degree programs, may receive credits for these courses. Please fill in the following form and contact Dr. Harald Zapf
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