University of Bayreuth

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

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Cultural Studies, Global & European Studies
English only
Winter semester:  30 Apr
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
625€ / 1100€ - 2000€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The tuition fee is as follows: Portuguese/EU citizens and permanent residents: 1,250.00 € / year Non-EU citizens: 4,000.00 € / year Non-EU citizens from Portuguese-speaking countries*: 2,200.00 € / year *Angola, Brazil, Cape Verde, Timor-Leste (East Timor), Equatorial Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Mozambique, Sao Tomé and Principe


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 disciplines.

GPA Comment

A very good (B) overall grade for the bachelor's program.

Language Requirements

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

CERF English
min C1
min 6.5
min 95
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

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

Applications are open from:
Winter semester:December 01 (German)December 01 (EU)December 01 (Non EU)
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

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

  1. University entrance qualification certificate (e.g. high school certificate).
  2. Bachelor's certificate.
  3. Transcript of records covering all bachelor coursework.
  4. Proof of English language skills (see language requirements).
  5. European format curriculum vitae in English (preferably Europass)*.
  6. Motivation letter*.
  7. Two letters of recommendation*.
  8. National identity card, passport ID page, and/or residence permit.
  9. Current proof of place of residence, study, training, or work**.

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

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website