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Inter-American Studies

Inter-American Studies

120 ECTS - MA degree

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In Inter-American Studies students will gain expert knowledge of the languages, history and literatures of the Americas and utilize their language(s) of expertise to disseminate international research findings.

Admission requirements

Graduate studies

A Bachelor’s degree (BA, B.Ed or a BS) with a GPA (Grade Point Average) of at least 7.25. The student must also meet the language proficiency requirement set for graduate studies in the relevant language(s): English, French and/or Spanish. A BA-, B.Ed or a BS-essay in the undergraduate programme is a requirement for entering the MA. New students must have English language proficiency on the upper C1 level = TOEFL 100, IELTS 7.5. 

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