The Arizona-Leipzig Joint Ph.D. Program in Transcultural German Studies , a cooperative effort between The University of Arizona and The University of Leipzig, is a unique program designed especially to train students aspiring to pursue academic careers relating to national and international educational, cultural, and linguistic interests in the German-speaking countries, the United States of America, and in a great variety of Asian, African, Latin American, and European countries.
Graduates of this program in Transcultural German Studies at University of Arizona will have a thorough grounding in cultural, literary, and language studies from interdisciplinary, transcultural perspectives. Students from each institution are required to spend one year, usually their second year of the overall program, at the partner institution.
That is, most students beginning and ending the Ph.D. program in Arizona will spend the second year of their program in Leipzig, taking courses that fulfill the joint requirements for the program.
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- Music and German Literature
- The Task of the Translator
- Advanced German Usage
- Applied Linguistics for German as a Foreign Language
- Culture (Milestones in German Literature and Culture)
- Intensive Reading German for the Sciences and Humanities
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- 30 months
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DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Language Studies View 45 other Masters in Language Studies in United States
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- GPA 3.0 overall; 3.5 in German for Ph.D.
- English proficiency exam for international students.
- 3 letters of recommendation
- Statement of purpose
- Audio tape or CD in German - 3 minute short biography and 2 minute reading of literary text (not required for native speakers of German)
- Official transcripts International Transcripts in languages other than English must be accompanied with certified translations.
- C.V. or Lebenslauf
- Writing Sample either in German or English
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International20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
National20126 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
In-State11938 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.