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Course Registration Winter Term 2016/17

The online course registration for Kernfach/Wahlfach and Wahlbereich students for the upcoming winter term starts on 28 September at noon. In order to secure your favorite seat in one of the parallel slots (LC1, SHP2, ED) we recommend an early decision.

TOOL closes on October 6, 5 pm.

You must enroll via TOOL at:


For further information please consult our course catalog and the attached registration information sheet.


American Space Leipzig Offers New Intern Position

American Space Leipzig, an initiative between the Universität Leipzig and the U.S. Government to encourage learning, exchange, and dialogue between the United States and Germany, is looking for a new intern to support their team, starting October 2016.

Please refer to this page for more information.


Apply Now for a Student Assistant Position (Deadline: September 2)!

American Studies Leipzig is looking for a motivated student to fill a support position for the project "Teaching America" in the upcoming winter semester. "Teaching America" is a project that uses an online portal to help Lehramt students implement e-teaching tools to prepare a high-school syllabus.

As a student assistant for the project, your tasks will include:


Paid Internship Available with Henkel

American Studies MA alum Rinilda Raviraj has brought to our attention a paid internship position with Henkel, where she is currently working in the Communications Department. Details for the internship are available in attached pdf.


Secretariat Closed from Sep. 5 - Sep. 9 - Due to Renovations

The Secretariat will be closed from September 5 - September 9, 2016 due to renovations.

For urgent matters, please contact Wiebke Kartheus at wiebke.kartheus@uni-leipzig.de 


APPLY NOW! Two SHK/WHK positions open in Quality Management at Leipzig University

Dear students,

if you are looking for a job this might be interesting to you: 

The Vice-President for Education and International Affairs, Department of Quality Management is offering two positions to support their work in evaluating the teaching situation at Leipzig University. 

If you are interested in supporting and conducting this endeavour, send a cover letter and your CV to peggy.schneider@uni-leipzig.de by August 25th


New Calls for Papers for aspeers 10 (2017): Deadline Oct 23, 2016

aspeers just published its new calls for papers. The general section of the 10 (2017) issue will showcase various outstanding academic works done on the MA level of American studies at European universities. The topical section will feature academic submissions organized around the theme of "American Monsters."


Next Picador Professor Paul La Farge

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Paul La Farge as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the winter term of 2016/17.


Picador Seminars by Paul La Farge

Picador Professor Paul La Farge will teach two classes in the winter term of 2016/17:


Language, Identity and Society in American Science Fiction

Wednesdays, 3-5 pm, GWZ 3 5.15


NEW Course Catalog for the Winter Term online

Dear students,

Please note that the new course catalog for the upcoming winter term 2016/17 is now online.


Find the BA modules here.

Find the MA modules here.

Find the Lehramt modules here.

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