British, American and Postcolonial Studies

Degree: Master of Arts (MA)

Programme information

Language of instruction

All courses are taught entirely in English.

Further links on subjects / degrees

Admission procedures

for first-semester students

Start of programme: winter semester only

This subject is currently non-restricted. Nonetheless, candidates are required to apply online for admission: https://www.uni-muenster.de/studieninteressierte/bewerbung/master.html.
You can find the upcoming application deadlines here.
If you have any questions about the application process (including how to complete the online form), please contact the staff at the Student Admissions Office (), tel.: +49 251 83-20001 (Mon – Thu 9 am – 9:30 am and 3 pm – 3:30 pm, Fri 9 am – 10 am).
Information on admission procedures for master’s degree programmes
Language requirements: no German required, but an English C2 level is necessary.

for higher-semester students

non-restricted
[Candidates may only apply for winter-semester enrolment in an odd-numbered semester, and for summer-semester enrolment in an even-numbered semester]
Online application

Semester dates

Summer semester 2019: 1 Apr. 2019 – 30 Sep. 2019, lecture period: 1 Apr. 2019 – 12 Jul. 2019
Winter semester 2019/2020: 1 Oct. 2019 – 31 Mar. 2020, lecture period: 7 Oct. 2019 – 31 Jan. 2020

Please note

Potential applicants unfamiliar with the German language can find further information concerning the MA in British, American and Postcolonial Studies here: www.uni-muenster.de/Anglistik/BAPS/about/masters_programme.html.

General advice and psychological counselling

Student Advice and Counselling Centre (ZSB)
of the University of Münster

Schlossplatz 5
48149 Münster

Tel. (main office): +49 251 83-22357
Map, directions
Regular consultation hours:
Mon – Thu 10 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 4 pm
and 1st Wed of every month, 5 pm – 7 pm
Telephone advice service(+49 251 83-20002):
Mon – Thu 2 pm – 4 pm and Fri 10 am – 12 pm
and 1st Wed of every month, 5 pm – 7 pm
First answers: FAQ – "I’ve got a question"

Degree course advisor

Dr Silke Stroh
English Department, Student Advisory Service
Johannisstr. 12-20, Rm. 121
48143 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-25630
Fax: +49 251 83-24884

Office hours during the lecture period:
Tue 9:30 am – 12 pm, Tue 1 pm – 3 pm, Wed 9 am – 11 am
Office hours during lecture-free periods:
Thu 9:30 pm – 12 pm


- subject-specific questions after initial consultation -
Prof Dr Klaus Stierstorfer
English Department
Johannisstraße 12-20, Rm. 222
48143 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-24291
Fax: +49 251 83-24290

Office hours during the lecture period:
by appointment
Office hours during lecture-free periods:
by appointment


Amrei Sander, M.A.
English Department, Student Advisory Service
Johannisstr. 12-20, Rm. 120
48143 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-25611
Fax: +49 251 83-24884

Office hours during the lecture period:
Thu 9:30 am – 12 pm, Thu 1 pm – 3 pm, Fri 9:30 am – 12 pm
Office hours during lecture-free periods:
Thu 9:30 am – 12 pm, and by appointment


Departmental academic advice

Departmental student body in English Studies/American Studies
Johannisstr. 12-20, Rm. 329
48143 Münster
Tel.: +49 251 83-24597

Internet: http://www.anglistik.uni-muenster.de/Fachschaft/
Office hours during the lecture period:
Mon 12 pm – 1 pm, Tue 12 pm – 1 pm, Wed 12 pm – 1 pm, Thu 12 pm – 1 pm
Office hours during lecture-free periods:
26 Sep.: 12 pm – 2 pm, by appointment