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University of Bayreuth

European Interdisciplinary Master African Studies (EIMAS) [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Рrοgram]

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Cultural Studies, Global & European Studies, African Studies, Area & Regional Studies
English only
Winter semester: 30 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
€ 2250 / € 4500 - € 2000
Tuition Fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at the University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
Participation costs per semester (30 ECTS): Program country students: 2,250 €; Partner countrу studеnts: 4,500 €.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree in the field of social sciences or humanities, e.g. African languages and cultures, cultural anthropology, development studies, geography, history, political science, public administration. study of religion, social anthropology, sociology, or convincing application of other academic disciplinеs.

GPA (German System) 2.30
GPA Comment

A very good (B) overall grade for the bachelor's program (equivalent to "gut" for the German scalе - 1.6 - 2.3).

Language Requirements

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

CEFR English
min C1
min 7
min 95
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no

Additional information:
Applicants coming from one of the following countries and having an undergraduate degree taught in English do not have to submit an official certificate that proves their English language skills. The countries are Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Australia, Bahamas, Barbados, Belize, Bermuda, Botswana, British Virgin Islands, Cameroon, Canada (except Quebec), Cayman Islands, Dominica, England, Fiji, Gambia, Ghana, Gibraltar, Grenada, Guyana, India, Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland, Jamaica, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Malawi, Malta, Mauritius, Montserrat, Namibia, New Zealand, Nigeria, Papua New Guinea, Rwanda, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Scotland, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Solomon Islands, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Turks and Caicos Islands, Uganda, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Wales, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

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


Application Documents

Required documents (accepted in English, French, German or Portuguese):

  1. Bachelor's certificate (applicants with a degree from China or Vietnam have to submit an APS certificate).
  2. Transcript of records covering all bachelor coursework.
  3. Proof of English language skills (see language requirements).
  4. European format curriculum vitae in English (preferably Europass)*.
  5. Motivation letter*.
  6. Two letters of recommendation*.
  7. National identity card, passport ID page, and/or residence permit.
  8. Current proof of place of residence, study, training, or work**.

* Accepted only in English.
** Issued within 12 months before the submission deadlinе.


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Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website