Helmut-Schmidt-Universität/Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg

Civil-Military Interaction

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences, Peace and Conflict Studies
English only
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Summer semester)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Summer semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor’s degree.

Required ECTS credits: 240.

Work Experience

At least two years of vocational activity, including at least one year with management responsibility, after obtaining a higher-education degree that qualifies the graduate to enter a profession.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
Applicants whose first language is English will be exempted from this obligation.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission Test/Interview:
directly at the University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

Please submit the following documents as originals or certified copies (of the originals). With foreign-language documents, please enclose a certified German or English translation.

  1. Final documents of your last/highest university/higher-education degree (at least 240 ECTS credit points) (leaving certificate and degree certificate).
    This includes:
    • German diplom and magister qualifications (university; college of applied sciences will be considered only if the standard period of study was four years or if an intensive study course was   attended at the Bundeswehr University, Munich),
    • Master’s degree (university or college of applied sciences),
    • Bachelor’s degree provided it comprises at least 240 ECTS credit points (university or college of applied sciences),
    • State examination (e.g. in medicine: please submit the licence to practice medicine as a doctor, or certificate for the third part of the medical examination).
  2. Completed registration/enrolment form.
  3. Certificate of deregistration from your former university/universities or college(s) if no degree was completed.
  4. Proof of at least two years of practical vocational activity, including at least one year of management responsibility after the achievement of the higher-education degree qualifying to enter a profession.
  5. Proof of English language skills (see language requirements).
  6. Personal statement: please write approximately one page explaining the reasons why you would like to take the master’s program in Civil-Military Interaction (MCMI). Please explain particularly in what way the further academic education offered by the MCMI program could be valuable for your professional work.
  7. Declaration of preparedness to pay the fees set for this program.

You can send your application in advance via e-mail to [email protected]


Please send all your application documents, including certified copies of the originals, by mail to the following address:

Helmut-Schmidt-Universität/Universität der Bundeswehr Hamburg
Postfach 700822
22008 Hamburg

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website