British and American Studies Section at Bielefeld University

In the British and American Studies section at Bielefeld University, students can earn a Ph.D. (Dr. phil.) degree. This academic qualification is based on individual creative research conducted under the supervision of one of the senior lecturers, primarily one of our professors. Ph.D. research can be conducted in all areas in which those lecturers have research interests. Additionally, students may freely choose from university courses that are relevant to their needs. For more information on earning a Ph.D. at Bielefeld University, students are advised to contact Dr. Angela Stock (academic advisor) or one of our professors.

For PhD students in American and Inter-American studies, there is the International Postgraduate Forum (IPF), which is based in the American Studies section and represents a network of and for doctoral students working in the fields of American and Inter-American Studies (associated universities include: the Clinton Institute for American Studies in Dublin, University College Cork, University of Siegen, University of Duisburg-Essen). The Forum organises international conferences, workshops and web-networking. (contact Prof. Raussert for details).