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The Bayreuth Institute for American Studies (BIFAS) is an interdisciplinary research institution at the University of Bayreuth that promotes research and teaching activities with a focus on North America (the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean) and the circumatlantic world. It coordinates the work of scholars from a variety of disciplines, currently bringing together members of three of the six faculties of the University of Bayreuth.

Founded in 2011, BIFAS is part of the unique research environment that the University of Bayreuth provides with its programmatic support for interdisciplinary research cooperation and its dedication to international cooperation.


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Contact information:

Bayreuth Institute for American Studies

Universitätsstraße 30

95447 Bayreuth


E-Mail: bifas(at)uni-bayreuth.de



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