Master’s Programme in North American Studies

The Master’s programme in North American Studies is offered by the John-F.-Kennedy-Institute for North American Studies (standard length of study: 4 semesters).

Object of the Programme

In the Master’s programme in North American studies, historical developments, structures and institutions of the region of North America are analysed and interpreted as well as put in their respective political, societal, economic, historical and cultural context. In addition, questions of regional academic affairs and tasks are worked on in an interdisciplinary fashion. Core subjects of the Master’s in North American studies are history, culture, literature, politics, sociology and the economy.

After successful completion of studies the title “Master of Arts (MA)” will be awarded.

Contact Persons

Person responsible for the programme Prof. Dr. Christian Lammert
Programme coordinator N.N.
Study programme Advisor Carolin Benack
Responsibility at the Examination Office Christiane Meiser
Contact for the Examining Board Prof. Dr. Harald Wenzel (chairman)

New Information

Please check at the German page of the Examination Office (Christiane Meiser).

Informationen zum Studium

Study and Examination Regulations

These documents are only available in German. Please consult the German page.


This information is only available in German. Please consult the German page.

Completion Phase

Please consult the German page for further information and various forms which can be downloaded.