Application / Admission Information

MAIAS Major Areas

Application is possible for either the major area “Literature” or the major area “Linguistics.” Please note that you can only apply to one of these major areas!

Required entrance qualification

BA Degree in English/American Studies or in a field related to English/American Studies (with a grade of "gut" [good] or better) or an equivalent qualification.

Application Process

Starting with the winter term 2017/2018, all applicants to the MA program "Intercultural Anglophone Studies" (MAIAS) have to submit their applications via the CampusOnline portal of the University of Bayreuth at

The entire application process takes place electronically via this application platform; all documents necessary for application have to be uploaded as pdf-files. Once you have submitted all documents, you will be notified of changes in your application's status via email. If admitted, you will be able to download the official notification of admission. 

Please note: during the electronic application process, you have to provide digital copies of CERTIFIED documents and you will have to show the ORIGINAL documents at registration in Bayreuth.

International applicants please note: you can switch the language of the CampusOnline portal to English by clicking on the icon "de/en" in the top right corner (which consists of two connected speech bubbles).

For further information concerning the application process (including information about the documents you need to submit through the online portal) and all relevant deadlines, please follow the links below:

German Applicants

European (EU) Applicants

International Applicants

Frequently asked Questions (FAQs)


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