Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

B.A. Amerikanistik

The Bachelor Program in "Amerikanistik" at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin encompasses a curriculum that can be completed in six semesters. The program conveys expertise in the cultural and literary history and theory of North America as well as the methods and tools of American Studies. Topics during the program may be immigration, cultural conflict, revolution, nation building, expansion and imperialism, industrialization and capitalism, world power and postmodernism, postcolonial theory and diversity, feminism and gender studies, African American Studies and Native American Studies -- and many other topics.

Professional opportunities for Americanists include the fields of international organizations, cultural management, adult education, publishing, journalism and international business.


Modules in the program (StO 2014):


American Literary and Cultural History I                                         
Literary Theory 
American Literary and Cultural History II
Culture and Context
Paradigms of American Literature and Culture 
Literature, Culture and Media in American Society
Research, Practice and Writing 



Praxisorientierung or Praktikum