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Students wishing to attend courses from the master’s program “American History, Culture and Society” as part of the “Geistes- und sozialwissenschaftlicher Profilbereich” may choose between two types of modules: “History and Politics” or “Culture, Media and Society”.

Only courses that have been selected for the Pool/Profilbereich may be attended. Furthermore, specific regulations may apply in the main program of study regarding the maximum amount of credit points and courses that would be accepted from the Pool/Profilbereich.

Students may choose between advanced seminars, foundation courses, or lectures for credit. Modules with advanced seminars represent 9 credit points, whereas foundation courses or lectures represent 6 credit points. Students wishing to study in the master’s program need excellent English language skills (i.e. at the C1 level of the “Common European Framework of Reference for Languages”).

Please note: If you register for an exam in a specific module, this module has to be completed successfully, i.e. if you receive a fail grade, you will have to take another course from the same module.

All further information on the courses is available online. Students need to sign up for individual courses and for exams via LSF. For more information on the Pool/Profilbereich, see the section “Kurse für Pool/Profilbereich” in LSF.