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Prospective Students

Here you will find a collection of useful information and links for prospective students of the English and American Studies course. We want to provide you with as much information as possible so that you can make an informed decision for your future. Should you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us .

Since we currently cannot help you in person please also make use of the consulting and information services provided by the HHU.  

Virtual consultation provided by the university 

Student Service Center

NOTE: Some services may only be available in German. 

Deciding on a university is not easy. To make the decision process a little easier we have assembled this collection of useful links and information for you. Should you have further questions or wish to have an individual consultation please contact us via E-Mail. 

Course Information

10 Reasons for Studying English and American Studies at HHU


Your prospects after graduation

The BA course English and American Studies does not have restrictions to the admission, this means that everyone who applies for the course will be offered a spot. However, as English and American Studies is a 2-course BA, you are required to pick both a major and a minor. 

Requirements for admission is besides the German matriculation standard (or international equivalents) a solid knowledge of the English languge. At the start of your studies you will have to pass the Oxford Online Placement Test. This test is provided by the university and has to be passed by every student. You do not have to prove that you have passed the OOPT to be admitted to study.  

More information on the course


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