The European Joint Master’s Programme in English and American Studies is a full time master's programme. It is completed over 2 years with a total of 120 ECTS credits offered by 8 partner universities. In the course of the studies, the student will complete one mobility semester at a partner university. The programme offers specialized academic training in English and American Studies focusing on the three core areas of literature, linguistics and cultural studies.
To find out more about the programme, see our WELCOME GUIDE APPLICATION AND SELECTION
Find out more about the specialization elective courses, second-cycle study programme, for the academic year 2021/22: here (a pdf)
Find out more about the elective courses, second-cycle study programme, for the 2021/22 academic year here (a pdf)
Find out more about the seminar courses for students starting in 2021/22: here (pdf)
Current academic year:
The EJMPEAS studies programme at the Jagiellonian University in 2022/23 is here.
Information about the seminar courses in the 2022/23 academic year is here.
Find out more about the elective courses, second-cycle study programme, for the academic year 2022/23 here.
Information on specialization elective courses is here.
MOBILITY PARTNERS and DOUBLE DEGREE
The universities in the consortium work together to provide a high quality international curriculum with regional aspects. On completion of the course, the graduate will be awarded a double diploma (Master of Arts in English and American Studies) if the mobility semester was completed at a degree-awarding university. Students interested in the programme apply to one of the degree-awarding universities of the consortium partners at their entrance university but will be able to draw on the expertise and focus of all the partners in the context of the joint programme.
The degree-awarding partner universities are:
Otto-Friedrich-Universität Bamberg, Germany
Karl-Franzens-Universität Graz, Austria
Université Paris Cité, France
Ca’ Foscari University Venice, Italy
Jagiellonian University in Kraków
The mobility partners are:
City College of the City University New York, USA
University of Pécs, Hungary
Autonomous University in Barcelona, Spain
The programme is addressed to graduates with the equivalent of a Bachelor’s or Diploma Degree in English and / or American Studies (180 ECTS). Graduates from different fields of studies can be admitted if the completed programme is judged to be equivalent in the regular admission procedure of the university for which the student applies.
Students who have not yet finished their bachelor courses can also apply for the programme. However, they should state in their application when they expect to obtain the degree. Candidates selected by the consortium recruitment committee will need to be able to provide their diplomas by the time they register at their entrance university for the European Joint Master's Programme in English and American Studies.
The application is a two-step process. The applicants first recruit with the consortium, and on being provisionally accepted by the committee, they follow the recruitment process with the selected entrance university.
The first stage of recruitment will open on 15 January and close on 3 April, 2023.
To apply and register with the consortium, follow this link http://jointdegree.biobs.com
In the online application process with the consortium, candidates need to provide the following documents:
University diploma + English translation
Diploma supplement + English translation (if provided by your university)
Transcript of university records + English translation
Curriculum Vitae (in English)
Letter of motivation for participation in the Joint Degree Master’s Programme (in English)
Two academic letters of recommendation (in English): Should your referees prefer to send the letters confidentially, they can send them via e-mail to Ulrike Krawagra at the Office of International Relations of the University of Graz (email@example.com).
Certificate of English Language Proficiency
Applicants should be advised that only the following certificates will be honoured by the consortium:
Cambridge CAE (Certificate of Advanced English) PASS
Michigan ECPE (Examination for the Certificate of Proficiency in English) PASS
Trinity ISE 3 (Integrated Skills in English) PASS
Pearson PTE Academic MINIMUM SCORE 76
IELTS MINIMUM OVERALL SCORE 7
TOEFL Internet-based test MINIMUM SCORE 98
Step Two of the Recruitment Procedure: When the candidates receives the letter of provisional acceptance to the programme from the coordinator at the entrance university, they must register with the entrance university. In Kraków, they follow the Jagiellonian University procedure, which can be found here