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British and American Studies, B.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 36 months
University rank #443 (QS) Konstanz, Germany
The Bachelor's Programme in British and American Studies (BAST) is offered by the Department of Literature at the University of Konstanz. 
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At the heart of the Bachelor's Programme in British and American Studies at the University of Konstanz is the academic analysis and interpretation of literature written in English, i.e. literature from Great Britain, Ireland, the US, Canada as well as new English literatures (post-colonial literatures). You will focus on various methodologies from literary theory, literary history as well as cultural studies and cultural theory and thus learn how to speak and write about literature with authority.

Career prospects

Typical work areas include:

  • World of literature (e.g. with publishers, houses of literature, libraries, documentation centres)
  • Media (e.g. newspapers, radio, television, online magazines)
  • Press and Public Relations
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Cultural field (e.g. Goethe Institutes, adult education, theatre)

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
  • Credits
    180 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
    • German
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include: 

  • Literary Sciences
  • Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Linguistics
  • English Language Practice
  • Cultural-scientific Perspectives

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • General higher education entrance qualification (Abitur) or equivalent.
  • You have to document skills in another modern foreign language.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    3320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 1660 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

    320 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 160 EUR per semester and a duration of 36 months.
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Living costs for Konstanz

  • 630 - 1000 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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