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English and American Studies Department

Department of English and American Studies

The Department of English and American Studies comprises seven professorships in Linguistics, Medieval and Modern Literatures consisting of Modern English Literature, American Studies, Anglophone Literatures and Comparative Literature. Its 2000 students and over 50 faculty members make it one of the largest departments within in the humanities faculty at Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf.

Study Programmes

Our department offers the following Bachelor’s and Master’s courses: 

Here you can find information on the Bachelor’s programme in English and American Studies as a major and minor subject. The most frequently visited pages include information for first-year students the OOPT exams and the Transcript of Records.


Read more about the Master’s programme in Comparative Studies (MAComp) and find more information on the entry requirements, the application process and the course details.



Here you can find more information on the Master’s programme in Literary Translation, including application information, a study plan, downloads, and ongoing translation projects.



English and American Studies Videos

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