University of Göttingen

Euroculture: Society, Politics and Culture in a Global Context [Erasmus Mundus Joint Master Program]

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Global & European Studies, Political Sciences, Sociology, Cultural Studies
English only
Winter semester:  01 Apr/01 May
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
2025€ - 2250€ / 4500€
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The tuition fee for EU/EEA passport holders is as follows: €1.475 per semester without insurance and with the standard consortium waiver* (€5.900 for the entire program); €1.700 per semester with standard consortium waiver* and Insurance (€6.800 for the entire program); €2.025 per semester without waiver* nor insurance (€8.100 for the entire program); €2.250 per semester without waiver* and with insurance (€9.000 for the entire program). The Consortium waiver is always offered to selected self-funding EU/EEA students unless they receive another scholarship fully covering the tuition fees and living costs.


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

Bachelor's degree (or equivalent) in a discipline of relevance to the master's program. Examples of a matching educational background are a degree in the arts, humanities, or social sciences, such as European studies, history, international relations, cultural studies, literature, sociology, political sciences, anthropology, philosophy, communication and media studies, international/European law, theology.

Language Requirements

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

min C1 Advanced (CAE)
Specification: At least C.
min 6.5
Specification: With no part (listening, reading, speaking, writing) under 6.0.
min 92
min 580
min C2 Proficiency (CPE)
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
Students from China are required to submit a TOEFL iBT or IELTS test (no CAE). The following candidates do not have to submit English test results: native speakers of English from English-speaking countries (i.e.where English is one of the official languages), students who have studied at least one year full-time in an English-taught university program in a country where English is (one of) the official language, or students who completed an entire Bachelor program in English (duration: 3 years minimum). Other exceptions may apply. In case you have reasonable proof of English not covered by the exception rule, please contact the Euroculture consortium office. Candidates who are exempted from submitting the results of an English Test (except native speakers) have to upload an official university statement saying that English was their language of instruction (in place of English test results).

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Special Deadline Case:
Winter semester: There is an Early bird deadline (recommended): March 1st. The second application round deadline (and last deadline for non-EU/EEA applicants) is April 1st. The third and last application round deadline is May 1st.
Summer semester:

Application Procedure & Selection

Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
Admission test/interview:
directly at University
Application Fee:

Application Documents

  1. Certified translations of degree certificate(s)/diploma’s (BA, MA, etc.): minimum 1 file, maximum 3. Please make sure that your degree and/or transcript of records are official documents issued by your university and include information about the length of your studies. If you have not yet completed your bachelor's degree before the deadline, please include a statement from your university with your expected graduation date.
  2. Certified translations of transcripts of records (list of grades and courses): minimum 1 file, maximum 3. Please make sure that your degree and/ or transcript of records include information about the length of your studies. If you have not yet completed your bachelor's degree before the deadline, please upload your most recent transcripts.
  3. English test results (see language requirements): 1 file required.
  4. 2 recommendation letters: 2 files required. One of these letters has to be an academic letter, the other one might be from a relevant non-academic organization, or company (former employer). The letters should be: written in English (regardless of the university you apply for); be printed on the official letterhead of the institution(s) they come from and signed by the referee; contain the referee's affiliation, their contact details and explicitly mention the relation to the applicant; be dated, and cannot have been written longer than 1 year prior to the date on which you submit your application. You are expected to scan the letters and upload them yourself. In some countries, the academic culture forbids the disclosure of such documents. In such a case, your referees should send their letter to us by email at [email protected], mentioning your name.
  5. CV: 1 file required. Written in English and entail both your academic and professional experiences, including any extra-curricular work you might have done at the university (membership of an association, etc).
  6. Scan of a (valid) passport or identity card: 1 file required. For non-EU/EEA students, it is advised to use a passport or identity card to be valid for the entire duration of the program
  7. Digital passport-sized photo: 1 file required.
  8. Papers and/or thesis(es) (if applicable): 1 file required. While all documents to be uploaded have to be written in English, you may upload these papers/ thesis(es) in the language that you wrote them in. An English summary of the paper (max. 2000 characters including spaces) that you think fits best with the master program would de better. You will be asked to type this directly in the application form.
  9. Motivation letter. No longer than 5000 characters (including spaces). This letter should not be uploaded as a separate document but is filled-in directly into the application tool.


  • All the submitted documents must be in English (except for the research paper/thesis that can be in any language, accompanied by an English summary). Applications submitted in other languages will not be taken into consideration.
  • If you fail to provide all of the required documents, your application will not be taken into account.
  • Each document to be uploaded is restricted in size and in most cases cannot exceed 2 MB.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website