University of Kassel

Economic Behaviour & Governance

M.Sc. (Master of Science)
Subjects: Business Administration, Economics, Law
English only
Winter semester: 15 Jul/01 Sep
Summer semester: 15 Jan
Application Deadlines
1.5 Years (starting: Both semesters)
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Both semesters
Mode of admission:
without admission restriction
Study mode:
On campus


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in economics, business studies, or a similar field of study.

Required ECTS credits: 210.

Students with less than 210 ECTS credits need to make up for the missing credits after admission.

In their bachelor studies, students must have:

  1. Acquired a minimum of 180 ECTS-credit (equivalent) in total.
  2. Passed courses worth (at least):
    1. 60 ECTS-credits in economics, business ethics, or economic psychology.
    2. 18 ECTS-credits in mathematics, statistics, or econometrics.

Students who do not fully satisfy the requirement in 2b) can be admitted with the requirements to do additional courses.

Students who do not have 60 ECTS-credits in economics and 18 ECTS-credits in its methods may be admitted if the missing courses from these two points do not exceed altogether 12 ECTS-credits. Students will then be admitted under the condition of passing additional courses. The decision upon admission and/or additional courses is issued by the admission board.

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min B2
min B2 First (FCE)
min 5.5
min 72
min Level 3
Telc English B2-C1 University
min B2
min 785
Specification: Listening: 400; Readin: 385.
min II
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
English language knowledge can also be proven by school certificates that prove the foreign language for at least 5 years until the degree that entitles you to enter university [the final grade, if applicable the average grade of the last two years, must be at least the German grade 4 (sufficient) or 5 points], at least one year of teaching at a secondary educational institution (e.g. university) in which the language to be demonstrated is the primary language of instruction, proof of a successfully completed language course provided a certificate of completion has been issued (level B2), or College English Test (CET, volume-6).

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:May 15 (German)May 01 (EU)May 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:
Spring semester:
In 11 days 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

Please make sure to add the following documents to your application:

  1. The school certificate that entitles you to study at a university in your home country.
  2. Applicants from China, Mongolia or Vietnam have to provide an APS certificate.
  3. The degree of your current university.
  4. Transcript of records including the grades of your prior and/or current studies at a university.
  5. For an English taught master's program please submit certificates of English language skills (see language requirements).
  6. Please make sure to hand in two sets of your documents at uni-assist: 1st authenticated copies in the original language, 2nd authenticated copies in a translated version (German or English). Please make sure to not hand in original documents since they will not be returned to you.

Uploaded documents at uni-assist will not be taken into consideration until the complete application set is send via postal mail.

Unless the payment is booked on the bank account of uni-assist your application will not be processed and forwarded to the University of Kassel.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website