Kiel University of Applied Sciences

Applied Communication Science

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Language and Literary Studies, Communications Systems Engineering and Technology, Communications
English & German
Summer semester: 15 Mar
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Summer semester
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
There is an administrative fee for enrollment i. H. v. currently. 100 € due.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in communication and/or media studies, or has dealt specifically with media and communication science issues. Such occupation includes the subject areas: communication research, content analysis, media analysis, media use research, and media impact research. Proof of these at least necessary competencies is usually provided by already completed course work amounting to 60 CP, the subject of which was one or more mass media (newspaper, magazine, photography, film, radio, television, inactive network media).

If there are skills deficits, the missing skills must be made up. As a rule, a total of 300 CP should be achieved by the successful completion of the master’s degree.

GPA Rate 2.00
GPA Comment

A grade of at least 2.0 (good).

Language Requirements

The following certificates are recognised as proof of your language proficience.

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
Specification: Grade B or better.
min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: Grade C or better.
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Specification: Grade C or better.
min B2 - 60 points
min 5.5
min 515
min 185
min 70
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language proficiency can also be proven through school reports proving the foreign language for at least 5 years up to the degree that entitles you to university entrance (the final grade, if applicable the average grade of the last two years, must be at least a German grade of 4 (sufficient) or 5 points), or by having English as a mother tongue, or through a successfully completed English-language university degree. No information regarding the knowledge of the German language.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:
Summer semester:November 01 (German)November 01 (EU)November 01 (Non EU)
Spring semester:
In 11 hours free webinar
How to apply via uni-assist

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of Admission:
without admission restriction
Admission Test/Interview:
Application Fee:
75 € for the first application, 30 € for each additional

Application Documents

Documents to be submitted (one copy):

  1. Signed application to determine the access requirements of the online form.
  2. Proof of the above-mentioned university degree (bachelor's certificate, performance overview with a proven bachelor’s degree, etc.) or if the first university degree has not yet been completed: Proof that a maximum of 30 credit points of the credit points required for the bachelor’s degree are still outstanding with a proven preliminary average mark.
  3. Proof of knowledge of English (see language requirements).
  4. First university entrance qualification (Abitur, technical college entrance qualification, etc).
  5. Certificate of name change (e.g. marriage certificate).
  6. If already available, proof of sufficient German language skills for applicants without a German university entrance qualification and without a German university degree (enrollment requirement in the case of admission).

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website