Institute for American Studies

Monthly Internship Recommendations on the ASL Instagram Account

Are you looking for internships related to American Studies? Every month ASL's internship coordinator shares her recommendations with you via our Instagram account.

Institute for American Studies

New BA/MA Study and Exam Regulations Now Available

The new official documents and regulations for our BA and MA programs in American Studies are now available.

Institute for American Studies

Welcome Entering Students!

American Studies Leipzig welcomes the BA and MA entering cohorts of 2023 to Leipzig. We look forward to meeting and getting to know you soon, and we have a few pieces of information and upcoming events to help you get settled in.

Philologische Fakultät

Next Picador Professor Megan Giddings

Megan Giddings appointed as next Picador Guest Professor for Literature at the Institute for American Studies at Leipzig University. She will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2023/24.

  • Apply now for the Crister S. Garrett Scholarship!

    The German-American Institute Saxony (DAIS) awards the Crister S. Garrett Scholarship to a new cohort. Apply now until December 10!

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  • Exam Dates Winter Semester 2023/2024

    See this news item for a collection of exam dates in the current winter semester.

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  • Limited Availability of the Exams Office

    Please note that the Exams Office (Prüfungsamt) is currently less available than usual. Please click the below link for more information (in German).

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  • Office Hours in the Winter Term

    Please see the below link for our office hours in the winter term, starting in the week of October 9.

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DAIS Event: Crister S. Garrett Memorial Lecture 2023

On December 5, 2023, the German-American Institute Saxony (DAIS) will hold the first annual Crister S. Garrett Memorial Lecture Series, in celebration of Crister S. Garrett’s life and legacy and 10 Years of American Space Leipzig.

ASLAA Roundtable "What to do with American Studies?"

Are you not quite sure what to do once you have your degree in American Studies? The ASLAA e.V. is there to help!

Tag der offenen Tür am 11.01.2024

For Tag der offenen Tür, American Studies is opening seminars for students interested in our BA program.

Feel free to join and participate in the following seminars:

"Cinematic Spectacles: Visual Pleasures, Narrative Sensations, and Spectatorship" (Seminar im Modul *-2401 "American Literatures,…

MA Townhall Meeting on January 15, 6pm

ASL invites all BA students who are interested in entering our MA American Studies 2024/25 program to attend our annual MA Townhall Meeting on January 15, 2024, at 6 pm. You’ll receive information on the program and will have a chance to ask questions you might have about pursuing an MA degree.