Taught course

American Studies

University of Groningen · University of Groningen
MA North-America Studies

Entry requirements

To determine whether your academic qualifications meet the MA degree programme requirements, we will assess the curriculum and level of your first degree, and the grades that you were awarded. This evaluation is carried out by the Admissions Office of the School of Arts and Humanities and the Department's Admissions Board (which has the final say about eligibility). Minimum language requirement for MA: internet based (itb) TOEFL: 110 (with a minimum of 24 on all items) IELTS Academic Module: 7.0 (with a minimum of 6.5 for all components) http://www.rug.nl/masters/american-studies/admission-and-application

Months of entry


Course content

Interdisciplinary in Approach. Dynamic in Teaching. Relevant in Practice. American Studies at The University of Groningen.

Comprehensive and Challenging- Entirely taught in English by internationally-renowned faculty, the one-year Master's program offers engaging research seminars examining a wide range of theoretical, historical, social-political, and cultural approaches to the Americas.

Research-Focused and Flexible - Based on your interests, you will select a specialization among the Cultural-historical, Socio-political, or Media program tracks. Your program will culminate in a Master's Dissertation exploring a relevant American Studies topic of your choice.

Practical and Cross-Cultural - You can enhance your academic experience by studying abroad or interning in North or South America. Upon graduation, your subject-matter expertise combined with your research and proficient English skills will set you apart in your future career.

Information for international students


Fees and funding

UK students
2006 (EU)
International students
11400 (non-EU)

Qualification and course duration

MA North-America Studies

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Harm Noppers