The Centre for North American Studies

is an interdisciplinary cooperation of several departments of the CAU focussing on North America in both research and teaching. Students interested in the 'Profil Fachergänzung' can choose from a wide variety of classes and will, successful completion of three classes provided, be awarded an official certificate by the Center for North American Studies.

The activities organized by the ZNAS range from regular classes offered by the different departments to guest lectures, performances and readings. Interested students as well as members of the general public are always welcome!


For further information, comments or suggestions, please contact Dorothee Marx (

Participating Departments

The following departments are part of the Center for North American Studies:


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