Contents of the degree program

  • Basic module: The Americas/Las Américas
  • Compulsory elective module: Spanish language practice(Español avanzado)
  • Compulsory elective module: English language practice
  • Compulsory elective module: Area and region (Raum und Region)
  • Compulsory elective module: North American studies
  • North America: Culture & literature
  • Latin America: Culture and literature (América Latina: Cultura y literatura)
  • Compulsory elective module: Migration (Migration)
  • Compulsive elective module: Human rights(Menschenrechte)
  • Compulsory elective module: Latin American Studies (Estudios latinoamericanos)
  • North America: Politics & society
  • Latin America: Politics and society (América Latina: Politica y sociedad)
  • Project module: The Americas/Las Américas
  • Master’s thesis

Occupational fields

  • Cultural management
  • International organisations
  • Publishing and journalism
  • In political education or in intercultural fields of work at the intersection of business, politics and culture
  • Teaching and research


  • Semester(s) abroad (information only available in German)
  • Partner universities of the Institute of English and American Studies (information only available in German)
  • Partner universities of the Institute of Romance Studies (information only available in German)

Qualification requirements

Subject-related or equivalent degrees covering content from English/American studies and/or Latin American/Ibero-American studies worth at least 60 ECTS.

Language requirements

Good English and Spanish proficiency required: proof of English proficiency level GER C1 and Spanish proficiency level GER B2 or vice versa, GER C1 in Spanish and GER B2 in English.

Student Services fee

The contribution of students currently amounts to 42 Euro per semester. An additional charge of 70 Euro covers the mandatory basic “semester ticket”, a transit pass that provides students with unlimited access to public transportation in the metropolitan region Nürnberg from 7pm to 6am weekdays and around the clock on weekends (for an optional charge the pass can be valid around the clock every day).

Program taught in:
  • English
  • German
  • Spanish

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Last updated February 6, 2019
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