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Quick Facts
Degree Master of Arts (M.A.)
Language of Instruction English
Program Start October
Application Deadline March 31
Program Length 3 semesters – 18 months
Places Available 20
Tuition Fee 2,500 EUR/semester (scholarships available)

Dr. Anne Sommer

Office hours:
Tuesdays, 3 - 4 p.m.
and by appointment

T: + 49 (0)6221 / 54 3713
F: + 49 (0)6221 / 54 3719



MAS Newsletter 2/2016:
The American Dream Lives Large at the HCA

This edition features the HCA’s commencement celebration for the B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. classes of 2016. Current MAS student Jessica Hagen writes about her life alongside the MAS. Ana Maric-Curry (MAS Class of 2011) shares how her academic and personal life have evolved after the MAS. Finally, Zachary Holler, a current MAS student, reports about the first student conference at the HCA, where he participated in the panel discussion about the American Dream in the 21st century.

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M.A. in American Studies (MAS)

is a preeminent interdisciplinary program that attracts talented and ambitious graduate students from around the world.
The Program
offers exemplary and interdisciplinary teaching that provides students with in-depth cultural knowledge about the United States of America.
The Curriculum
includes a selection of courses from economics, geography, history, law, literature, musicology, philosophy, political science, religious studies, and sociology.
MAS Students
will benefit both from excellent academic teaching by internationally renowned scholars and from an interdisciplinary approach that meets the needs of future leaders.

Find out what our students say about the program and student life in Heidelberg  and take a look at what our past graduates are doing today!

is competitive and most candidates will have studied humanities, social sciences, or law at the undergraduate or graduate level. The program admits up to 20 students every year. Applicants from outside of the EU should have successfully completed degree programs involving a minimum of four years of study at recognized academic institutions.

We invite you to learn more about the program
and find out how you can apply!

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Latest Revision: 2016-10-24
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