Intercultural Anglophone Studies


MAIAS is an innovative postgraduate degree for research in English and American Studies, offered at the precise geographical centre of Europe. The degree program is directed toward advanced scholarly competence. It enables in-depth and theoretically informed study of the literatures and cultures of the English-speaking world, and of linguistic phenomena of English in its varieties. A wide range of forms of cultural expression such as literature, film, theatre, music, and popular culture are addressed. From various perspectives, this degree program enables the analysis of complex issues in culture, literature and language, with attention to inter- and transcultural issues. Students will demonstrate their competence toward the end of their studies in an independent and comprehensive thesis..