Welcome to American Studies at Leipzig

Area Expertise. Transcultural Literacy. International Skills. Community Dialog.

America, in its geographic contextAmerican Studies at Leipzig builds on the great traditions of European and German universities to prepare students for global engagement and international careers. In this spirit, we pursue four interrelated goals:
to encourage knowledge and expertise about a critical region in world affairs
to explore transatlantic cultural differences to help students understand and become fluent in the dynamics of American culture and life
to empower students to acquire essential international skills for today’s globalizing employment markets
to engage the broader community in dialog about the many facets of American life.

We are delighted that you are visiting our website to learn a bit more about what makes our program so unique. And please feel free to contact us with your questions.


Contact Information

Institute for American Studies
University of Leipzig
Beethovenstraße 15
04107 Leipzig

Fon: +49 (341) 97 37 330
Fax: +49 (341) 97 37 339
E-mail: americanstudies@uni-leipzig.de


Secretariat Office Hours

In-person office hours are cancelled.
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Contact Individual Faculty and Staff

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How to find us

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Geisteswissenschaftliches Zentrum (GWZ, Beethovenstraße 15), Haus 3, 5th Floor