Freie Universität Berlin

East European Studies

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Area Studies
M.A.
Degree
English
English only
Language
Winter semester:  31 Mar
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
Duration
€5950
Tuition fees (per semester)
Starting
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Application:
directly at University
Study mode:
Online course

Requirements


Qualification Requirements


Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) preferably in, but not limited to, political sciences, humanities, or social sciences, including law and economics.

Equivalent degree with a share of at least 60 credit points in political science, sociology, economics, history or cultural studies. If 60 ECTS are dispersed among the abovementioned disciplines, at least 40 ECTS must be completed in a single discipline.

Work Experience

At least one year of relevant postgraduate work experience and want to take the next step in your career.

Language Requirements


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

languageEnglish
CERF English
min B2
IELTS
min 5
Cambridge
min B2 First (FCE)
TOEFL pBT
min 500
TOEFL CBT
min 170
TOEFL iBT
min 80
UNIcert
min II
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? yes

Additional information:
English proficiency can also be proven by six years of English instruction at school (if the language level is not shown on the school certificate).

Application & Admission


Application Deadlines


Application Procedure & Selection


Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
None
Application:
directly at University
Application Fee:
none

Application Documents


To apply successfully, please have a look at the application checklist:

  1. First university degree (BA, MA, Diploma, state examination, etc.).
  2. If English is not your native language, a language certificate verifying English proficiency is required (see language requirements).
  3. Letter of motivation (up to 500 words, in English).
  4. Curriculum vitae in table form (in English).
  5. Two letters of recommendation from academic and/or professional referees (preferably in English, although German will be accepted). Our application tool helps you to contact your referees – take a look and see how it works.
  6. A certified translation for all documentation written in any language other than German or English. Diplomatic missions are one way to receive certification.

Further Information


For more information please check the

Course Website