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Freie Universität Berlin

Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

Euromasters (Contemporary European Studies)

M.A. (Master of Arts)
Subjects: Political Sciences
English & German
Winter semester:  30 May/30 Jul
Application Deadlines
2 Years (starting: Winter semester)
‚ā¨2739 / ‚ā¨4121
Tuition fees (per semester)
Winter semester
Mode of admission:
local admission restriction
directly at University
Study mode:
On campus
Registration Fee & Tuition Information:
The Euromasters tuition fees for 2019 entry: 4,985 ¬£ per year/9,970 ¬£ (around 10,956 ‚ā¨) total (home & EU students). 7,500 ¬£ per year/15,000 ¬£ (around 16,483 ‚ā¨) total (overseas/non EU students).


Qualification Requirements

Previous Degree

A good Honours degree, or equivalent, in an appropriate subject, such as European studies, politics, history, economics or sociology. Applications from other backgrounds will be considered if evidence of experience or interest is demonstrated.

Language Requirements

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

min 6.5
Specification: With no less than 6.0 in each of the four components.
PTE Academic
min 62
Specification: With no less than 59 in any component.
min 90
Specification: With a minimum 21 in all 4 components.
CERF German
min B1
Does the university recognize "other equivalent language certificates"? no information provided by university

Additional information:
The English language certificate does not need to be provided by native English speakers and students who completed their 3-year undergraduate degree in an English-speaking country. If you do not currently have an English language certificate, you can apply without it, and the university will make you a conditional offer provided you take a suitable test before the start of the program. Certificates must be dated within two years of the start of the program of study. If you wish to study in Berlin you will need to demonstrate a German level of B1 and/or Completed the Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin online German test with at least 60 points.

Application & Admission

Application Deadlines

Application Procedure & Selection

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

Application Documents

Having uploaded all the following documents (with authenticated translations into English if the originals are in your native language):

  1. Completed application form. There is no need to include a research proposal on your application. This space is given for students applying for our research programs. Applicants are asked to choose which sites they wish to attend on their application form. However, you are allowed to change your choice up until the end of the first week of the program in September. This is dependent upon places available.
  2. Scan of degree certificate(s) if already awarded (undergraduate and postgraduate). If you are still studying, you can apply without this, but it will be required before you start the program. If you are a Home/EU applicant then you have until the end of July to upload a copy of your awarded degree certificate. If you are from overseas then the deadline is June 30th. It is recommended that you speak to your university and explain that the university will need your certificate soon. If need be the university can accept a transcript which states that you have been awarded the degree at a particular grade.
  3. Scan of transcript(s):
    1. with results to date, and,
    2. if you are in your final year, a list of current subjects being studied, and,
    3. if this is your final transcript, it must state that the qualification has been awarded.
  4. Scan of English language certificate (obtained within two years of the start of the course, see language requirements).
  5. Scan of two references:
    1. at least one must be an academic reference,
    2. the second reference may be someone who knows you in a relevant work context ‚Äď character or personal references are not acceptable;
    3. all references must be a scan of the signed and dated letter, on official letter headed paper.
    4. It is strongly recommended that you notify your referees of your application before you apply.
  6. An up to date CV, including clear evidence relating to academic excellence, your achievements, and the high quality of the institutions where you have studied or worked (or mitigating factors if lower quality).

For items 2 to 5, please remember to scan both sides of your documents.

Further Information

For more information please check the

Course Website