Guide to Academic Writing
The Guide provides information on how to write academic essays, term papers, and theses.
Download: Guide to Academic Writing
BA Degree Programs
Here you find the study and examination regulations (“Studien- und Prüfungsordnungen”) as well as the module handbooks for the following programs:
The procedure for course registration differs depending on the class you take. For exact information please consult the respective course commentary.
The successful completion of a class is documented with a form called “Leistungsnachweis.“ Click here to download the form.
Some term papers must be registered beforehand by filling in a form called “Beiblatt.” Click here to download "Beiblatt für schriftliche Hausarbeiten“ (BA American Studies). Click here to download "Beiblatt für schriftliche Hausarbeiten" (BA combination subject Anglistik / Amerikanistik)
Make sure to hand in your term papers on time. Please take note of the information given on the registration form as to how to correctly hand in your papers.
Written and Oral Exams
If you are preparing for a written or an oral exam, please consult Professor Dr. Sylvia Mayer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
The reading list “American Studies” provides suggestions concerning primary texts.
For preparation and registration of Bachelor’s theses please consult Professor Dr. Sylvia Mayer (email@example.com).
Click here to download the registration form for Bachelor’s theses.
Check the Department of English and American Studies' information section on internships.
Check the Department of English and American Studies’ FAQ on BA American Studies.