Application

If you have checked the entry requirements, you apply to the program via the aptitude assessment below. Applications are online only through the following links.

Aptitude assessment

Closing date

International students:

master-comparative-international.hhu.de

31 May 2019

German students/students who earned their Bachelor's degree in Germany:

master-comparative.hhu.de

30 September 2019

You will be asked to fill in your personal information and to upload the following documents as pdf files:

  • notarized copy of your Bachelor's diploma indicating the final grade
  • academic writing sample (research paper/essay/BA thesis) on English or American literature and/or linguistics
  • certified copy of your Transcript of Records, translated to English if necessary
  • Motivation statement, indicating your intended study focus in either literary or cultural studies or linguistics
  • Curriculum Vitae and photograph

Please note: 

  • When you write your grade in the application form, please specify your grades ("excellent" or "good" are not sufficient). You can find an overview of grades on the back of your certificate.
  • Documents in languages other than English or German have to be translated and certified. 
  • Since application is online only, you don't need to send us hard copies of your documents. 

If you have any questions regarding the application procedure, please send us an e-mail

Information for students of HHU: Übergangsregelung von Bachelor zu Master
Um zum Masterstudium zugelassen zu werden, müssen folgende Voraussetzungen erfüllt sein:

  • Bis 30. September des jeweiligen Jahres (Ende des Sommersemesters) müssen alle BN- und AP-Leistungen des Bachelorstudiums abgeschlossen und die Bachelorarbeit eingereicht sein.
  • Es müssen noch nicht alle Noten vorliegen.
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