Institute for American Studies

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Next Picador Professor Rita Bullwinkel

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Picador Classes by Rita Bullwinkel (Summer Term 2024)

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Eine Dissertation reist um die Welt – und kommt zurück nach Leipzig

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  • Registration Information Sheet Summer Term 2024 Now Available

    Information on how to register for your classes in the upcoming summer term is now available via the Registration Information Sheet--please see the link below.

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  • Office Hours during Winter Break

    Please see the below link for our office hours during winter break, starting in the week of February 5.

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Institute

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The Institute for American Studies

American Studies Leipzig builds on the great traditions of European and German universities to prepare students for global engagement and international careers. On these pages, you can find out more about the institute and its faculty.

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Studying

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Studying at American Studies Leipzig

On these pages, you can find comprehensive information that should help you in your decision to enter an academic program at ASL and, once you have become a member of the American Studies community, in organizing your program of study.

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Research

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Research at American Studies Leipzig

Research at ASL reflects the diversity of the United States and its place in the world. Find out more about the research projects ASL members conduct, the publications they produce, the conferences they convene, and about ongoing (post)doctoral work.

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Outreach

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Outreach

ASL seeks to be an active participant in the public dialogue about the role of the US in German, European, and global affairs. To this end, we pursue public activities and a number of cooperations at the local, regional, and (inter)national level.

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Contact Info

Institute for American Studies

Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum
Beethovenstraße 15
04107 Leipzig

Head: Prof. Dr. Olaf Stieglitz

Phone: +49 341 97-37330
Fax: +49 341 97-37339

Office hours
Until further notice: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 am - 12 pm and by appointment.