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Transcultural German Studies 

University of Arizona

Ph.D. On Campus
30 months
Duration
20126 USD/year
20126 USD/year
11938 USD/year
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Tuition fee
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About

This Transcultural German Studies at University of Arizona is the first program in the United States that combines the strengths of a major German and American Research I university to create a truly joint international Ph.D. program in Transcultural German Studies. 

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Overview

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. 

Outcome

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.

 

Programme Structure

Courses included

  • 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

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 30 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
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Credits

39 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
7
Start practicing IELTS today!
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.
60
More about PTE Academic

Other requirements

General requirements

  • 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

Tuition Fee

  • International

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
  • National

    20126 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10063 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.
  • In-State

    11938 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5969 USD per semester and a duration of 30 months.

Funding

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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