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Course Catalog Summer 2018

The course catalog for the upcoming semester (summer 2018) is available now.

Please be aware that these pages will be updated throughout the break and the semester.


Next Picador Professor Rajesh Parameswaran

American Studies Leipzig is proud to announce Rajesh Parameswaran as our next Picador Guest Professor for Literature. He will hold the professorship in the summer term of 2018.


Picador Seminars by Rajesh Parameswaran in the Summer Term 2018

As part of his tenure in the summer term of 2018, Picador Professor Rajesh Parameswaran will teach two classes at American Studies Leipzig.

Americans Abroad

Tuesdays, 5-7pm, GWZ 2.5.16


Spring 2018 Internship at the German Marshall Fund of the United States, Berlin

The German Marshall Fund of the United States Berlin Office (GMF Berlin) is seeking a young academic, ideally engaged in Political Science, International Relations, or another related field. The internship offers an ideal opportunity to acquire substantive professional experience for those interested in working in an international, knowledge-sharing environment with world experts on political issues. The internship will begin on March 12, 2018 and last for 3 month. This is a part-time position with 20hrs/week, preferably Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. The internship is compensated with 225€/month. The application deadline is February 28, 2018.


Apply Now - Various Internship Opportunities available in Houston

Leipzig-Houston e.V. encourages personal and cultural encounters between the citizens of Leipzig and Houston, aiming to increase a sustainable cooperation between the two sister cities. Working jointly with its American counterpart, Sister City Association Houston-Leipzig, the organization implements school partnerships, as well as cultural and sport events.

Leipzig-Houston e.V. also offers exchange programs to Houston for citizens of Leipzig, including internship opportunities for students. Internships may last from 2 weeks up to six month and can be conducted in a variety of cultural, economic, and social fields in and around Houston.


Course Overview Summer Semester 2018

The course catalog for the upcoming semester (summer 2018) is available now.

Please be aware that these pages will be updated throughout the break and the semester. Please note, that you are responsible for keeping track of any updates and changes in the forthcoming weeks until the Summer Semester starts!


Call for Applications: Arnold Heidsieck Scholarships

The Arnold Heidsieck Scholarship Fund offers several scholarships for one or two semesters at a university in the U.S. The program invites applications from BA-students in the humanities who are currently enrolled at a German university and have a focus on German literature, language, history and culture.

The scholarships provide monthly grants of up to USD 550 and travel allowances of up to USD 1,100. Deadline for applications: 5 April 2018 for a stipend starting in August or September 2018.


Office Hours during the Semester Break Winter 2018

Prof. Garrett

Monday, 19 Feb., 4-6 PM
Thursday, 15 March, 4-6 PM


Prof. Pisarz-Ramírez



Prof. Junker

by appointment



Dr. Herrmann

5. Feb, 4pm
5. Mar, 4pm


Dr. Schmieder


Dr. Antje Dallmann

Feb 21, 11-noon



Apply Now - Paid Internships at e-fellows.net

e-fellows.net is a career network and online scholarship program that connects the best German-speaking high-potential candidates with the best universities and companies. As a subsidiary to McKinsey and the ZEIT publishing group, e-fellows.net unites over 30.000 promising German students and attractive employers, i.e. McKinsey, Allianz, Deutsche Bank and Bosch. Currently, e-fellows.net is offering two paid internships in Munich, Germany.


Two ASL Students Share their Adventure in Geneva, NY


Two of our students are currently spending a semester abroad at Hobart and William Smith Colleges, in Geneva, NY.


Maximilian and Constantin share their experience on our Study Abroad Blog. For the next three months, you can follow them on their adventure. Impressions from the beautiful campus, freezing temperatures, and the challenges of settling in are featured in their most recent posts.


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