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Applying for Admission

Who can apply?

Graduate students with a bachelor's degree in English (Anglistik), American Studies, Cultural Studies or related courses of the Humanities.

  • Admissions Regulations - German

  • Admissions Regulations - English (Translation)

  • Admissions Regulations (Special Language Requirements) - German (Sprachanforderungen)

  • Admissions Regulations (Special Language Requirements) - English (Translation only)



How do I apply?

The first step of application requires the completion and submission of the online application form. It will be available approximately six weeks before the application Deadline via http://www.uni-hannover.de/en/studium/studienfuehrer/anglophone/bewerbung/. In a second step applicants are asked to sign and hand in the two-page pdf-document.In addition to the form, applicants are also asked to forward further documents to the Leibniz Universität Hannover which are listed below under General Requirements.

General Requirements


  • online application form (see above)
  • certificate of qualification for higher education (Abitur or Fachabitur)
  • Bachelor's Certificate (in case BA degree has not yet been attained, applicants are asked to forward a transcript of records certifying the current level of credits and the grade point average.
  • Curriculum Vitae
  • proof of language proficiency in English